Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 289.2
Nonspecific mesenteric lymphadenitis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Mesenteric lymphadenitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 289.2 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 289.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Lymphadenitis, mesenteric
  • Mesenteric lymphadenitis
Clinical Information
  • Inflammation of lymph nodes in the mesentery.
Applies To
  • Mesenteric lymphadenitis (acute) (chronic)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 289.2 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM I88.0 Nonspecific mesenteric lymphadenitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 289.2:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • lymph, lymphatic, gland or node (acute) 683
      • any site, except mesenteric 683
      • mesentery 289.2
  • Adenitis (see also Lymphadenitis) 289.3
    • chronic (any lymph node, except mesenteric) 289.1
      • mesenteric 289.2
    • lymph gland or node, except mesenteric 289.3
      • acute 683
      • chronic or subacute 289.1
      • mesenteric (acute) (chronic) (nonspecific) (subacute) 289.2
    • mesenteric (acute) (chronic) (nonspecific) (subacute) 289.2
      • due to Pasteurella multocida (P. septica) 027.2
  • Brennemann's syndrome (acute mesenteric lymphadenitis) 289.2
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • lymph gland (axillary) (cervical) (inguinal) 683
      • mesenteric 289.2
    • mesenteric lymph nodes or glands NEC 289.2
  • Lymphadenitis 289.3
    • acute 683
      • mesenteric 289.2
    • any site, except mesenteric 289.3
      • acute 683
      • chronic 289.1
      • mesenteric (acute) (chronic) (nonspecific) (subacute) 289.2
      • subacute 289.1
        • mesenteric 289.2
    • chronic 289.1
      • mesenteric 289.2
    • mesenteric (acute) (chronic) (nonspecific) (subacute) 289.2
      • due to Bacillus typhi 002.0
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 014.8
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Brennemann's 289.2
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