Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 535.1
Atrophic gastritis
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 535.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • (gas-trik at-ro-fee) a condition in which the stomach muscles shrink and become weak. The digestive (peptic) glands may also shrink, resulting in a lack of digestive juices.
  • A condition in which the stomach muscles shrink and become weak. The digestive (peptic) glands may also shrink, resulting in a lack of digestive juices.
  • Gastritis with atrophy of the gastric mucosa, the gastric parietal cells, and the mucosal glands leading to achlorhydria. Atrophic gastritis usually progresses from chronic gastritis.
  • Inflammation of the body fundic mucosa of the stomach. It results from the development of autoantibodies against the parietal and chief cells. It is associated with the presence of intestinal metaplasia and an increased risk of developing gastric carcinoma.
Applies To
  • Gastritis:
    • atrophic-hyperplastic
    • chronic (atrophic)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 535.1:
  • Atrophy, atrophic
    • gastritis (chronic) 535.1
  • Gastritis 535.5
    • atrophic 535.1
    • atrophic-hyperplastic 535.1
    • chronic (atrophic) 535.1
    • follicular 535.4
      • chronic 535.1
    • glandular 535.4
      • chronic 535.1
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