Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 032.83
Diphtheritic peritonitis
  • ICD-9-CM 032.83 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 032.83 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 032.83.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 032.83: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 032.83 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM A36.89 Other diphtheritic complications
Approximate Synonyms
  • Diphtheria peritonitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 032.83:
  • Diphtheria, diphtheritic (gangrenous) (hemorrhagic) 032.9
    • peritonitis 032.83
  • Peritonitis (acute) (adhesive) (fibrinous) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (localized) (perforative) (primary) (with adhesions) (with effusion) 567.9
    • diphtheritic 032.83
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