Specific code 2010 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 787.6
Incontinence of feces
  • ICD-9-CM 787.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 787.6 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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787.6 Excludes
  • that of nonorganic origin (307.7)
Applies To
  • Encopresis NOS
  • Incontinence of sphincter ani
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 787.6:
  • Encopresis (see also Incontinence, feces) 787.6
  • Incontinence 788.30
    • anal sphincter 787.6
    • feces 787.6
    • rectal 787.6
  • Loss
    • control, sphincter, rectum 787.6
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