Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 578.0
  • ICD-9-CM 578.0 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 578.0 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 578.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 578.0: 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hematemesis (vomiting blood)
Applies To
  • Vomiting of blood
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 578.0 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM K92.0 Hematemesis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 578.0:
  • Blood
    • vomiting (see also Hematemesis) 578.0
  • Gastrorrhagia 578.0
  • Gastrostaxis 578.0
  • Hematemesis 578.0
    • with ulcer - see Ulcer, by site, with hemorrhage
    • due to S. japonicum 120.2
    • Goldstein's (familial hemorrhagic telangiectasia) 448.0
    • newborn 772.4
      • due to swallowed maternal blood 777.3
  • Vomiting 787.03
    • blood (see also Hematemesis) 578.0
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