Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 577.0
Acute pancreatitis
  • ICD-9-CM 577.0 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 577.0 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 577.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 577.0: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess of pancreas
  • Acute biliary pancreatitis
  • Acute pancreatitis (pancreas inflammation)
  • Acute pancreatitis due to alcohol
  • Acute pancreatitis due to common bile duct calculus
  • Alcohol induced pancreatitis.
  • Alcoholic pancreatitis
  • Alcohol-induced acute pancreatitis
  • Alcohol-induced pancreatitis
  • Biliary acute pancreatitis
  • Choledocholithiasis w acute pancreatitis
  • Cmv pancreatitis
  • Common bile duct stone with acute pancreatitis
  • Cytomegaloviral pancreatitis
  • Cytomegalovirus (CMV) pancreatitis
  • Drug induced acute pancreatitis
  • Drug-induced acute pancreatitis
  • Gallstone pancreatitis
  • Hereditary pancreatitis
  • Idiopathic acute pancreatitis
  • Inflammation of pancreas due to alcohol (disorder)
  • Metabolic pancreatitis
  • Pancreatic abscess
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) from gallstone
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas), acute
  • Pancreatitis w subcutaneous nodular fat necrosis
  • Pancreatitis with subcutaneous nodular fat necrosis
  • Pancreatitis, acute
  • Pancreatitis, hereditary
  • Subcutaneous nodular fat necrosis in pancreatitis
577.0 Excludes
  • mumps pancreatitis (072.3)
Applies To
  • Abscess of pancreas
  • Necrosis of pancreas:
    • acute
    • infective
  • Pancreatitis:
    • NOS
    • acute (recurrent)
    • apoplectic
    • hemorrhagic
    • subacute
    • suppurative
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 577.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K85.9 Acute pancreatitis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 577.0:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • pancreas (duct) 577.0
    • parapancreatic 577.0
  • Apoplexia, apoplexy, apoplectic (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
    • pancreatitis 577.0
  • Fitz's syndrome (acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis) 577.0
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • pancreas 577.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • pancreas 577.0
  • Necrosis, necrotic
    • pancreas (aseptic) (duct) (fat) 577.8
      • acute 577.0
      • infective 577.0
  • Pancreatitis 577.0
    • acute (edematous) (hemorrhagic) (recurrent) 577.0
    • annular 577.0
    • apoplectic 577.0
    • calcereous 577.0
    • gangrenous 577.0
    • hemorrhagic (acute) 577.0
    • interstitial (chronic) 577.1
      • acute 577.0
    • malignant 577.0
    • subacute 577.0
    • suppurative 577.0
  • Suppuration, suppurative - see also condition
    • pancreas 577.0
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Fitz's (acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis) 577.0
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