Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 571.49
Other chronic hepatitis
  • Short description: Chronic hepatitis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 571.49 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 571.49 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 571.49.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 571.49: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic active hepatitis
  • Chronic lobular hepatitis
  • Hepatic ascites and chronic active hepatitis due to toxic liver disease
  • Lobular hepatitis, chronic
  • Lupus hepatitis
  • Recurrent hepatitis
  • Toxic liver disease w ascites, w chronic active hepatitis
  • Toxic liver disease w chronic active hepatitis
  • Toxic liver disease w chronic lobular hepatitis
  • Toxic liver disease with chronic active hepatitis
  • Toxic liver disease with chronic lobular hepatitis
  • Toxic liver disease, ascites, chronic active hepatitis
Applies To
  • Chronic hepatitis:
    • active
    • aggressive
  • Recurrent hepatitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 571.49 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K73.2 Chronic active hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K73.8 Other chronic hepatitis, not elsewhere classified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 571.49:
  • Bearn-Kunkel (-Slater) syndrome (lupoid hepatitis) 571.49
  • Hepatitis 573.3
    • chronic 571.40
      • active 571.49
        • viral - see Hepatitis, viral
      • aggressive 571.49
      • persistent 571.41
      • viral - see Hepatitis, viral
    • fibrous (chronic) 571.49
    • hypertrophic (chronic) 571.49
    • interstitial (chronic) 571.49
    • lupoid 571.49
    • plasma cell 571.49
    • postnecrotic 571.49
    • recurrent 571.49
    • Waldenström's (lupoid hepatitis) 571.49
  • Kunkel syndrome (lupoid hepatitis) 571.49
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Bearn-Kunkel (-Slater) (lupoid hepatitis) 571.49
    • Kunkel (lupoid hepatitis) 571.49
  • Waldenström's
    • hepatitis (lupoid hepatitis) 571.49
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