Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 537.81
  • ICD-9-CM 537.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 537.81 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 537.81.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 537.81: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 537.81 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K31.3 Pylorospasm, not elsewhere classified
537.81 Excludes
  • congenital pylorospasm (750.5)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 537.81:
  • Contraction, contracture, contracted
    • pylorus (see also Pylorospasm) 537.81
  • Pylorospasm (reflex) 537.81
    • congenital or infantile 750.5
  • Spasm, spastic, spasticity (see also condition) 781.0
    • pylorus 537.81
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