Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 560.2
Volvulus
  • Short description: Volvulus of intestine.
  • ICD-9-CM 560.2 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 560.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 560.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 560.2: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Intestinal volvulus
  • Sigmoid volvulus
Applies To
  • Knotting of intestine, bowel, or colon
  • Strangulation of intestine, bowel, or colon
  • Torsion of intestine, bowel, or colon
  • Twist of intestine, bowel, or colon
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 560.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K56.2 Volvulus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 560.2:
  • Knot
    • intestinal, syndrome (volvulus) 560.2
  • Knotting (of)
    • intestine 560.2
  • Loop
    • intestine (see also Volvulus) 560.2
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • intestine (mechanical) (neurogenic) (paroxysmal) (postinfectional) (reflex) 560.9
      • with
        • adhesions (intestinal) (peritoneal) 560.81
        • hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
          • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
      • adynamic (see also Ileus) 560.1
      • by gallstone 560.31
      • congenital or infantile (small) 751.1
      • due to
      • impaction 560.39
      • infantile - see Obstruction, intestine, congenital
      • newborn
      • specified cause NEC 560.89
      • transitory, newborn 777.4
      • volvulus 560.2
  • Strangulation, strangulated 994.7
    • intestine (large) (small) 560.2
      • with hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
        • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
      • congenital (small) 751.1
    • mesentery 560.2
    • omentum 560.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
  • Torsion
    • bowel, colon, or intestine 560.2
    • mesentery 560.2
    • omentum 560.2
  • Twist, twisted
    • bowel, colon, or intestine 560.2
    • mesentery 560.2
    • omentum 560.2
  • Volvulus (bowel) (colon) (intestine) 560.2
    • with
      • hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
        • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
      • perforation 560.2
    • stomach (due to absence of gastrocolic ligament) 537.89
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