Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 556.4
Pseudopolyposis of colon
  • Short description: Pseudopolyposis colon.
  • ICD-9-CM 556.4 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 556.4 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 556.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 556.4: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess of intestine due to colonic inflammatory polyps
  • Colonic pseudopolyp
  • Colonic pseudopolyp w abscess
  • Colonic pseudopolyp w complication
  • Colonic pseudopolyp w fistula
  • Colonic pseudopolyp w obstruction
  • Colonic pseudopolyp w rectal bleeding
  • Colonic pseudopolyp with abscess
  • Colonic pseudopolyp with complication
  • Colonic pseudopolyp with fistula
  • Colonic pseudopolyp with obstruction
  • Colonic pseudopolyp with rectal bleeding
  • Complication due to colonic inflammatory polyps
  • Fistula of intestine due to colonic inflammatory polyps
  • Intestinal obstruction due to colonic inflammatory polyps
  • Rectal hemorrhage due to colonic inflammatory polyps
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 556.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K51.40 Inflammatory polyps of colon without complications
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 556.4:
  • Pseudopolyposis, colon 556.4
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 556.4 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2012 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.