Non-specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 531
Gastric ulcer
  • There are 9 ICD-9-CM codes below 531 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: 2014 2015.
531 Includes
  • ulcer (peptic):
    • prepyloric
    • pylorus
    • stomach
531 Excludes
Use Additional
  • Use additional E code to identify drug, if drug-induced
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