Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 536.3
Gastroparesis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 536.3 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 536.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Diabetes type 1 with gastroparesis
  • Diabetes type 2 with gastroparesis
  • Diabetic gastroparesis
  • Diabetic gastroparesis associated with type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • diabetic gastroparesis associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • DM 1 w diabetic gastroparesis
  • DM 2 W diabetic gastroparesis
  • Gastroparesis due to diabetes
  • Gastroparesis due to DM
  • Gastroparesis syndrome
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by an incomplete paralysis of the muscles of the stomach wall resulting in delayed emptying of the gastric contents into the small intestine.
  • Chronic delayed gastric emptying. Gastroparesis may be caused by motor dysfunction or paralysis of stomach muscles or may be associated with other systemic diseases such as diabetes mellitus.
  • Paralysis of the muscles of the stomach wall resulting in delayed emptying of the gastric contents into the small intestine.
Applies To
  • Gastroparalysis
Code First
  • Code first underlying disease, if known, such as:
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 536.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K31.84 Gastroparesis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 536.3:
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