Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 533.90
Peptic ulcer of unspecified site, unspecified as acute or chronic, without mention of hemorrhage or perforation, without mention of obstruction
  • Short description: Peptic ulcer NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 533.90 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 533.90 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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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 533.90: 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 533.90 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K27.9 Peptic ulcer, site unspecified, unspecified as acute or chronic, without hemorrhage or perforation
Approximate Synonyms
  • Peptic ulcer
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