Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 277.31
Familial mediterranean fever
  • Short description: Fam Mediterranean fever.
  • ICD-9-CM 277.31 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 277.31 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 277.31: 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Familial Mediterranean fever
Applies To
  • Benign paroxysmal peritonitis
  • Hereditary amyloid nephropathy
  • Periodic familial polyserositis
  • Recurrent polyserositis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 277.31 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM E85.0 Non-neuropathic heredofamilial amyloidosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 277.31:
  • Abdominalgia 789.0
    • periodic 277.31
  • Armenian disease 277.31
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Armenian 277.31
    • familial periodic 277.31
    • periodic (familial) (Reimann's) NEC 277.31
    • Reimann's (periodic) 277.31
    • Siegal-Cattan-Mamou (periodic) 277.31
  • Fever 780.60
    • etiocholanolone 277.31
    • Mediterranean (see also Brucellosis) 023.9
      • familial 277.31
      • tick 082.1
    • periodic 277.31
  • Mediterranean
    • fever (see also Brucellosis) 023.9
      • familial 277.31
  • Nephropathy (see also Nephritis) 583.9
    • hereditary amyloid 277.31
  • Periodic - see also condition
    • disease (familial) 277.31
    • fever 277.31
    • peritonitis 277.31
    • polyserositis 277.31
  • Peritonitis (acute) (adhesive) (fibrinous) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (localized) (perforative) (primary) (with adhesions) (with effusion) 567.9
    • paroxysmal, benign 277.31
    • periodic (familial) 277.31
  • Polyserositis (peritoneal) 568.82
    • paroxysmal (familial) 277.31
    • periodic (familial) 277.31
    • recurrent 277.31
  • Reimann's periodic disease 277.31
  • Siegal-Cattan-Mamou disease (periodic) 277.31
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Armenian 277.31
    • periodic 277.31
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