Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 530.7
Gastroesophageal laceration-hemorrhage syndrome
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Mallory-weiss syndrome.
  • ICD-9-CM 530.7 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 530.7 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Mallory weiss syndrome
  • Mallory-Weiss syndrome
Clinical Information
  • A condition characterized by mucosal tears at the esophagogastric junction, sometimes with hematemesis. Typically it is caused by forceful bouts of retching or vomiting.
  • A disorder characterized by upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding caused by longitudinal mucosal tears in the gastroesophageal junction. The tears result from retching or forceful coughing. It was initially described in alcoholics.
Applies To
  • Mallory-Weiss syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 530.7 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K22.6 Gastro-esophageal laceration-hemorrhage syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 530.7:
  • Gastroesophageal laceration-hemorrhage syndrome 530.7
  • Mallory-Weiss syndrome 530.7
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • gastroesophageal laceration-hemorrhage 530.7
    • Mallory-Weiss 530.7
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