Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 530.21
Ulcer of esophagus with bleeding
  • Short description: Ulcer esophagus w bleed.
  • ICD-9-CM 530.21 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 530.21 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 530.21.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 530.21: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 530.21 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K22.11 Ulcer of esophagus with bleeding
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bleeding esophageal ulcer
  • Bleeding ulcer of esophagus
530.21 Excludes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 530.21:
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • cardio-esophageal (peptic) 530.20
      • with bleeding 530.21
    • esophagus (peptic) 530.20
      • with bleeding 530.21
      • due to ingestion
      • fungal 530.20
      • infectional 530.20
      • varicose (see also Varix, esophagus) 456.1
        • bleeding (see also Varix, esophagus, bleeding) 456.0
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