Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 567.9
Unspecified peritonitis
  • Short description: Peritonitis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 567.9 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 567.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 567.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 567.9: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute peritonitis
  • Infectious peritonitis
  • Peritoneal dialysis-associated peritonitis
  • Peritonitis
  • Peritonitis after surgery
  • Peritonitis due to infected dialysis catheter
  • Peritonitis due to infected peritoneal dialysis catheter
  • Peritonitis due to peritoneal dialysis
  • Peritonitis, infectious
  • Postoperative peritonitis
Applies To
  • Peritonitis:
    • NOS
    • of unspecified cause
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 567.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K65.9 Peritonitis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 567.9:
  • Enteroperitonitis (see also Peritonitis) 567.9
  • Epiploitis (see also Peritonitis) 567.9
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • peritoneal (see also Peritonitis) 567.9
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • peritoneum (see also Peritonitis) 567.9
    • retroperitoneal (see also Peritonitis) 567.9
  • Irritation
    • peritoneum (see also Peritonitis) 567.9
  • Omentitis (see also Peritonitis) 567.9
  • Peritonitis (acute) (adhesive) (fibrinous) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (localized) (perforative) (primary) (with adhesions) (with effusion) 567.9
    • with or following
      • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
      • abscess 567.21
      • appendicitis 540.0
        • with peritoneal abscess 540.1
      • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
      • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
    • due to
      • bile 567.81
      • foreign
        • body or object accidentally left during a procedure (instrument) (sponge) (swab) 998.4
        • substance accidentally left during a procedure (chemical) (powder) (talc) 998.7
      • talc 998.7
      • urine 567.89
    • fibrocaseous (see also Tuberculosis) 014.0
    • general, generalized (acute) 567.21
    • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 014.0
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