Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 530.6
Diverticulum of esophagus, acquired
  • Short description: Acq esophag diverticulum.
  • ICD-9-CM 530.6 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 530.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 530.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 530.6: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired diverticulum of esophagus
  • Acquired esophageal diverticulum
  • Zenkers diverticulum
  • Zenker's diverticulum
530.6 Excludes
  • congenital diverticulum of esophagus (750.4)
Applies To
  • Diverticulum, acquired:
    • epiphrenic
    • pharyngoesophageal
    • pulsion
    • subdiaphragmatic
    • traction
    • Zenker's (hypopharyngeal)
  • Esophageal pouch, acquired
  • Esophagocele, acquired
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 530.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K22.5 Diverticulum of esophagus, acquired
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 530.6:
  • Diverticula, diverticulosis, diverticulum (acute) (multiple) (perforated) (ruptured) 562.10
    • epiphrenic (esophagus) 530.6
    • esophagus (congenital) 750.4
      • acquired 530.6
      • epiphrenic 530.6
      • pulsion 530.6
      • traction 530.6
      • Zenker's 530.6
    • midthoracic 530.6
    • pharyngoesophageal (pulsion) 530.6
    • pulsion (esophagus) 530.6
    • Rokitansky's 530.6
    • subdiaphragmatic 530.6
    • traction (esophagus) 530.6
    • Zenker's (esophagus) 530.6
  • Diverticulitis (acute) (see also Diverticula) 562.11
    • esophagus 530.6
    • pharyngoesophageal 530.6
  • Esophagocele 530.6
  • Pouch
    • esophagus, esophageal (congenital) 750.4
      • acquired 530.6
  • Zenker's diverticulum (esophagus) 530.6
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