Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 571.1
Acute alcoholic hepatitis
  • Short description: Ac alcoholic hepatitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 571.1 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 571.1 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 571.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 571.1: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute alcoholic liver disease
  • Alcoholic hepatitis
  • Alcoholic hepatitis w ascites
  • Alcoholic hepatitis with ascites
  • Alcoholic hepatitis, acute
  • Alcoholic hepatitis, chronic
  • Ascites due to alcoholic hepatitis
  • Chronic alcoholic hepatitis
  • Chronic alcoholic hepatitis w ascites
  • Hepatic ascites due to chronic alcoholic hepatitis
Applies To
  • Acute alcoholic liver disease
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 571.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K70.10 Alcoholic hepatitis without ascites
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 571.1:
  • Alcohol, alcoholic
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Hepatitis 573.3
    • acute (see also Necrosis, liver) 570
      • alcoholic 571.1
      • infective 070.1
    • alcoholic 571.1
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • hyperlipemia-hemolytic anemia-icterus 571.1
    • Zieve's (jaundice, hyperlipemia and hemolytic anemia) 571.1
  • Zieve's syndrome (jaundice, hyperlipemia, and hemolytic anemia) 571.1
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