Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 530.3
Stricture and stenosis of esophagus
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Esophageal stricture.
  • ICD-9-CM 530.3 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 530.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired Schatzkis ring
  • Benign esophageal stricture
  • Esophageal stricture
  • Stricture of esophagus
  • Terminal esophageal web
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a narrowing of the lumen of the esophagus.
  • A stricture of the esophagus. Most are acquired but can be congenital.
  • Narrowing of the lumen of the esophagus.
530.3 Excludes
  • congenital stricture of esophagus (750.3)
Applies To
  • Compression of esophagus
  • Obstruction of esophagus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 530.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K22.2 Esophageal obstruction
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 530.3:
  • Cicatrix (adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) 709.2
    • esophagus 530.3
  • Compression
    • esophagus 530.3
      • congenital, external 750.3
  • Esophagostenosis 530.3
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • esophagus 530.3
  • Ring(s)
    • Schatzki's (esophagus) (congenital) (lower) 750.3
      • acquired 530.3
  • Schatzki's ring (esophagus) (lower) (congenital) 750.3
    • acquired 530.3
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
    • esophagus (corrosive) (peptic) 530.3
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