Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 571.2
Alcoholic cirrhosis of liver
  • Short description: ALCOHOL CIRRHOSIS LIVER.
  • ICD-9-CM 571.2 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 571.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 571.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 571.2: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Alcoholic cirrhosis
  • Alcoholic cirrhosis w ascites
  • Alcoholic cirrhosis with ascites
  • Alcoholic fibrosis and sclerosis of liver
  • Alcoholic hepatic fibrosis and sclerosis
  • Ascites due to alcoholic cirrhosis
Applies To
  • Florid cirrhosis
  • Laennec's cirrhosis (alcoholic)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 571.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K70.30 Alcoholic cirrhosis of liver without ascites
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 571.2:
  • Alcohol, alcoholic
    • cirrhosis (liver) 571.2
  • Cirrhosis, cirrhotic 571.5
    • with alcoholism 571.2
    • alcoholic (liver) 571.2
    • cardiac 571.5
      • alcoholic 571.2
    • cryptogenic (of liver) 571.5
      • alcoholic 571.2
    • florid 571.2
    • Laennec's (of liver) 571.2
    • liver (chronic) (hepatolienal) (hypertrophic) (nodular) (splenomegalic) (unilobar) 571.5
      • with alcoholism 571.2
      • alcoholic 571.2
      • congenital (due to failure of obliteration of umbilical vein) 777.8
      • cryptogenic 571.5
        • alcoholic 571.2
      • fatty 571.8
      • macronodular 571.5
        • alcoholic 571.2
      • micronodular 571.5
        • alcoholic 571.2
      • nodular, diffuse 571.5
        • alcoholic 571.2
      • pigmentary 275.0
      • portal 571.5
        • alcoholic 571.2
      • postnecrotic 571.5
        • alcoholic 571.2
      • syphilitic 095.3
    • macronodular (of liver) 571.5
      • alcoholic 571.2
    • micronodular (of liver) 571.5
      • alcoholic 571.2
    • portal (of liver) 571.5
      • alcoholic 571.2
    • postnecrotic (of liver) 571.5
      • alcoholic 571.2
  • Laennec's cirrhosis (alcoholic) 571.2
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