Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 531.90
Gastric ulcer unspecified as acute or chronic without hemorrhage or perforation without obstruction
  • Short description: Stomach ulcer NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 531.90 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 531.90 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: 531.90 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K25.9 Gastric ulcer, unspecified as acute or chronic, without hemorrhage or perforation
Approximate Synonyms
  • Antral ulcer
  • Gastric ulcer
  • Gastric ulcer due to cmv
  • Gastric ulcer due to cytomegalovirus
  • Gastric ulcer due to cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection
  • Gastric ulcer due to h pylori
  • Gastric ulcer due to nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug in therapeutic use
  • Gastric ulcer due to non-steroidals (NSAIDs)
  • Gastric ulcer due to nsaid in therapeutic use
  • Helicobacter-associated pyloric ulcer
  • Prepyloric ulcer
  • Pyloric channel ulcer
  • Pyloric ulcer associated with Helicobactor pylori
  • Pyloric ulcer due to h pylori
  • Ulcer, pre-pyloric antral
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