Non-specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 997.4
Digestive system complications not elsewhere classified
  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 997.4 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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997.4 Excludes
  • specified gastrointestinal complications classified elsewhere, such as:
    • blind loop syndrome (579.2)
    • colostomy or enterostomy complications (569.60-569.69)
    • complications of gastric band procedure (539.01-539.09)
    • complications of intestinal pouch (569.71-569.79)
    • complications of other bariatric procedure (539.81-539.89)
    • gastrojejunal ulcer (534.0-534.9)
    • gastrostomy complications (536.40-536.49)
    • infection of esophagostomy (530.86)
    • infection of external stoma (569.61)
    • mechanical complication of esophagostomy (530.87)
    • pelvic peritoneal adhesions, female (614.6)
    • peritoneal adhesions (568.0)
    • peritoneal adhesions with obstruction (560.81)
    • postcholecystectomy syndrome (576.0)
    • postgastric surgery syndromes (564.2)
    • pouchitis (569.71)
    • vomiting following gastrointestinal surgery (564.3)
Applies To
  • Complications of:
    • Intestinal (internal) anastomosis and bypass, not elsewhere classified, except that involving urinary tract
  • Hepatic failure specified as due to a procedure
  • Hepatorenal syndrome specified as due to a procedure
  • Intestinal obstruction NOS specified as due to a procedure
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