Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 307.53
Rumination disorder
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 307.53 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 307.53 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • An eating disorder most commonly observed in infants characterized by the repeated regurgitation and rechewing of food for a period of at least one month; this behavior is not associated with a gastrointestinal or other medical reason.
307.53 Excludes
  • obsessional rumination (300.3)
Applies To
  • Regurgitation, of nonorganic origin, of food with reswallowing
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 307.53 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM F98.21 Rumination disorder of infancy
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 307.53:
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • rumination 307.53
  • Merycism - see also Vomiting
    • psychogenic 307.53
  • Rumination - see also Vomiting
    • disorder 307.53
    • psychogenic 307.53
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