Non-specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 531.5
Chronic or unspecified gastric ulcer with perforation
  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 531.5 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 531.5: 2014 2015.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 531.5:
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • stomach (eroded) (peptic) (round) 531.9
      • with
        • hemorrhage 531.4
        • perforation (chronic) 531.5
      • acute 531.3
      • bleeding (recurrent) - see Ulcer, stomach, with hemorrhage
      • chronic 531.7
        • with
      • penetrating - see Ulcer, stomach, with perforation
      • perforating - see Ulcer, stomach, with perforation
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