Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 560.9
Unspecified intestinal obstruction
  • Short description: Intestinal obstruct NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 560.9 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 560.9 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 560.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 560.9: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bowel obstruction
  • Chronic ulcerative pancolitis w obstruction
  • Chronic ulcerative pancolitis with obstruction
  • Chronic ulcerative proctitis w obstruction
  • Chronic ulcerative proctitis with obstruction
  • Chronic ulcerative rectosigmoiditis w obstruction
  • Chronic ulcerative rectosigmoiditis with obstruction
  • Colon obstruction
  • Colon stricture
  • Colonic pseudopolyp w obstruction
  • Colonic pseudopolyp with obstruction
  • Crohns disease of colon w obstruction
  • Crohns disease of colon with obstruction
  • Crohns disease of small intestine and colon w obstruction
  • Crohns disease of small intestine w obstruction
  • Crohns disease of small intestine with obstruction
  • Crohns disease small intestine, colon with obstruction
  • Crohns disease w obstruction
  • Crohns disease with obstruction
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Intestinal obstruction due to chronic ulcerative pancolitis
  • Intestinal obstruction due to chronic ulcerative proctitis
  • Intestinal obstruction due to chronic ulcerative rectosigmoiditis
  • Intestinal obstruction due to colonic inflammatory polyps
  • Intestinal obstruction due to Crohn's disease
  • Intestinal obstruction due to Crohn's disease of large intestine
  • Intestinal obstruction due to Crohn's disease of small and large intestines
  • Intestinal obstruction due to Crohn's disease of small intestine
  • Intestinal obstruction due to ulcerative colitis
  • Mechanical ileus
  • Obstruction of colon
  • Partial obstruction of small bowel
  • Partial small bowel obstruction
  • Postprocedural intestinal obstruction
  • Recurrent intestinal obstruction
  • Small bowel obstruction
  • Stricture of colon
  • Ulcerative colitis w obstruction
  • Ulcerative colitis with obstruction
560.9 Excludes
  • congenital stricture or stenosis of intestine (751.1-751.2)
Applies To
  • Enterostenosis
  • Obstruction of intestine or colon
  • Occlusion of intestine or colon
  • Stenosis of intestine or colon
  • Stricture of intestine or colon
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 560.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K56.60 Unspecified intestinal obstruction
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 560.9:
  • Angulation
    • cecum (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • intestine (large) (small) (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • sigmoid (flexure) (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Compression
    • intestine (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
      • with hernia - see Hernia, by site, with obstruction
  • Constriction
    • intestine (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Contraction, contracture, contracted
    • bowel (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • cecum (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • colon (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • intestine (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • rectosigmoid (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • sigmoid (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Enterostenosis (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • intestine, intestinal (acute) (hemorrhagic) (massive) 557.0
      • with
        • hernia - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
        • mesenteric embolism or infarction 557.0
        • obstruction (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • mesentery 557.0
      • with
        • embolism or infarction 557.0
        • intestinal obstruction (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Ileus (adynamic) (bowel) (colon) (inhibitory) (intestine) (neurogenic) (paralytic) 560.1
    • mechanical (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Kink, kinking
    • ileum or intestine (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • Lane's (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Lane's
    • kink (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Locked bowel or intestine (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • alimentary canal (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • bowel (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • cecum (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • colon (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • gastrointestinal (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • ileocecal coil (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • ileum (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • 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 560.32
      • infantile - see Obstruction, intestine, congenital
      • newborn
      • specified cause NEC 560.89
      • transitory, newborn 777.4
      • volvulus 560.2
    • jejunum (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • rectosigmoid (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • sigmoid (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Occlusion
    • bowel (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • colon (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • intestine (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • colon (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • intestine (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Stoppage
    • bowel (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • intestine (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
    • bowel (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • cecum (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • colon (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • intestine (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • sigmoid (flexure) (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
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