Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 536.1
Acute dilatation of stomach
  • Short description: Ac dilation of stomach.
  • ICD-9-CM 536.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 536.1 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 536.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 536.1: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 536.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K31.0 Acute dilatation of stomach
Applies To
  • Acute distention of stomach
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 536.1:
  • Dilatation
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Bouchard's (myopathic dilatation of the stomach) 536.1
  • Distention
  • Gastrectasis, gastrectasia 536.1
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
  • Potain's syndrome (gastrectasis with dyspepsia) 536.1
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Potain's (gastrectasis with dyspepsia) 536.1
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