Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 530.4
Perforation of esophagus
  • ICD-9-CM 530.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 530.4 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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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 530.4 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K22.3 Perforation of esophagus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Esophageal perforation
530.4 Excludes
Applies To
  • Rupture of esophagus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 530.4:
  • Boerhaave's syndrome (spontaneous esophageal rupture) 530.4
  • Perforation, perforative (nontraumatic)
    • esophagus 530.4
  • Rupture, ruptured 553.9
    • esophagus 530.4
      • traumatic 862.22
        • with open wound into cavity 862.32
        • cervical region - see Wound, open, esophagus
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Boerhaave's (spontaneous esophageal rupture) 530.4
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