Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 571.8
Other chronic nonalcoholic liver disease
  • Short description: Chronic liver dis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 571.8 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 571.8 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 571.8.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 571.8: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic yellow atrophy of liver
  • Fatty liver
  • Fatty liver disease
  • Fatty liver disease, nonalcoholic
  • Fatty liver, nonalcoholic
  • Fatty metamorphosis of viscera
  • Hepatosplenomegaly
  • Ichthyosis, cerebellar degeneration and hepatosplenomegaly
  • Neonatal hepatosplenomegaly
  • Nonalcoholic fatty liver
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver
  • Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
  • Portal fibrosis without cirrhosis
  • Steatohepatitis
  • Steatohepatitis (fatty inflammation of liver)
  • Steatohepatitis, nonalcoholic
  • Steatosis of liver
  • Yellow atrophy of liver, chronic
Applies To
  • Chronic yellow atrophy (liver)
  • Fatty liver, without mention of alcohol
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 571.8 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K76.0 Fatty (change of) liver, not elsewhere classified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K76.89 Other specified diseases of liver
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 571.8:
  • Atrophy, atrophic
    • liver (acute) (subacute) (see also Necrosis, liver) 570
      • chronic (yellow) 571.8
      • yellow (congenital) 570
        • with
          • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with specified complication NEC
          • ectopic pregnancy (see also 633.0-633.9) 639.8
          • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.8
        • chronic 571.8
        • complicating pregnancy 646.7
        • following
        • from injection, inoculation or transfusion (onset within 8 months after administration) - see Hepatitis, viral
        • healed 571.5
        • obstetric 646.7
        • postabortal 639.8
        • postimmunization - see Hepatitis, viral
        • posttransfusion - see Hepatitis, viral
        • puerperal, postpartum 674.8
    • yellow (acute) (congenital) (liver) (subacute) (see also Necrosis, liver) 570
      • chronic 571.8
      • resulting from administration of blood, plasma, serum, or other biological substance (within 8 months of administration) - see Hepatitis, viral
  • Cirrhosis, cirrhotic 571.5
    • fatty 571.8
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • fatty (diffuse) (general) 272.8
      • liver 571.8
      • localized site - see Degeneration, by site, fatty
      • placenta - see Placenta, abnormal
  • Fatty - see also condition
    • liver 571.8
  • Hardening
    • liver 571.8
  • Hepatosplenomegaly 571.8
    • due to S. japonicum 120.2
    • hyperlipemic (B├╝rger-Grutz type) 272.3
  • Steatosis 272.8
    • liver 571.8
  • Yellow
    • atrophy (liver) 570
      • chronic 571.8
      • resulting from administration of blood, plasma, serum, or other biological substance (within 8 months of administration) - see Hepatitis, viral
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