Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 569.3
Hemorrhage of rectum and anus
  • Short description: Rectal & anal hemorrhage.
  • ICD-9-CM 569.3 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 569.3 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 569.3.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 569.3: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic ulcerative pancolitis w rectal bleeding
  • Chronic ulcerative pancolitis with rectal bleeding
  • Chronic ulcerative proctitis w rectal bleeding
  • Chronic ulcerative proctitis with rectal bleeding
  • Chronic ulcerative rectosigmoiditis w rectal bleeding
  • Chronic ulcerative rectosigmoiditis, rectal bleeding
  • Colonic pseudopolyp w rectal bleeding
  • Colonic pseudopolyp with rectal bleeding
  • Crohns disease of colon w rectal bleeding
  • Crohns disease of colon with rectal bleeding
  • Crohns disease of small intestine and colon w rectal bleeding
  • Crohns disease of small intestine w rectal bleeding
  • Crohns disease of small intestine with rectal bleeding
  • Crohns disease w rectal bleeding
  • Crohns disease with rectal bleeding
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Rectal hemorrhage
  • Rectal hemorrhage due to chronic ulcerative pancolitis
  • Rectal hemorrhage due to chronic ulcerative proctitis
  • Rectal hemorrhage due to chronic ulcerative rectosigmoiditis
  • Rectal hemorrhage due to colonic inflammatory polyps
  • Rectal hemorrhage due to Crohn's disease
  • Rectal hemorrhage due to Crohn's disease of large intestine
  • Rectal hemorrhage due to Crohn's disease of small and large intestines
  • Rectal hemorrhage due to Crohn's disease of small intestine
  • Rectal hemorrhage due to ulcerative colitis
  • Ulcerative colitis w rectal bleeding
  • Ulcerative colitis with rectal bleeding
569.3 Excludes
  • gastrointestinal bleeding NOS (578.9)
  • melena (578.1)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 569.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K62.5 Hemorrhage of anus and rectum
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 569.3:
  • Bleeding (see also Hemorrhage) 459.0
    • anal 569.3
    • rectum, rectal 569.3
  • BRBPR (bright red blood per rectum) 569.3
  • Bright red blood per rectum (BRBPR) 569.3
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • anus (sphincter) 569.3
    • rectum (sphincter) 569.3
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