Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 455.2
Internal hemorrhoids with other complication
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Int hemrrhoid w comp NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 455.2 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 455.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bleeding internal hemorrhoids
  • Internal hemorrhoid, bleeding
  • Prolapsed internal hemorrhoids
  • Stangulated internal hemorrhoids
  • Ulcerated internal hemorrhoids
Applies To
  • Internal hemorrhoids:
    • bleeding
    • prolapsed
    • strangulated
    • ulcerated
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 455.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K64.8 Other hemorrhoids
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 455.2:
  • Hemorrhoids (anus) (rectum) (without complication) 455.6
    • bleeding, prolapsed, strangulated, or ulcerated NEC 455.8
      • external 455.5
      • internal 455.2
    • internal 455.0
      • with complication NEC 455.2
      • bleeding, prolapsed, strangulated, or ulcerated 455.2
      • thrombosed 455.1
  • Strangulation, strangulated 994.7
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
  • Varicose
    • ulcer (lower extremity, any part) 454.0
      • anus 455.8
        • external 455.5
        • internal 455.2
      • esophagus (see also Varix, esophagus) 456.1
        • bleeding (see also Varix, esophagus, bleeding) 456.0
      • inflamed or infected 454.2
      • nasal septum 456.8
      • perineum 456.6
      • rectum - see Varicose, ulcer, anus
      • scrotum 456.4
      • specified site NEC 456.8
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