Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 575.6
Cholesterolosis of gallbladder
  • Short description: Gb cholesterolosis.
  • ICD-9-CM 575.6 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 575.6 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 575.6.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 575.6: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Gallbladder cholesterolosis
  • Gallbladder polyps
  • Polyp of gallbladder
Applies To
  • Strawberry gallbladder
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 575.6 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K82.4 Cholesterolosis of gallbladder
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 575.6:
  • Cholesterol
    • imbibition of gallbladder (see also Disease, gallbladder) 575.6
  • Cholesterosis, cholesterolosis (gallbladder) 575.6
    • with
      • cholecystitis - see Cholecystitis
      • cholelithiasis - see Cholelithiasis
    • middle ear (see also Cholesteatoma) 385.30
  • Imbibition, cholesterol (gallbladder) 575.6
  • Polyp, polypus
    • cholesterol 575.6
    • gallbladder 575.6
  • Strawberry
    • gallbladder (see also Disease, gallbladder) 575.6
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 575.6 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2013 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.