Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 537.1
Gastric diverticulum
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 537.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 537.1 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 537.1.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 537.1: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 537.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K31.4 Gastric diverticulum
Approximate Synonyms
  • Diverticulum of stomach
537.1 Excludes
  • congenital diverticulum of stomach (750.7)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 537.1:
  • Diverticula, diverticulosis, diverticulum (acute) (multiple) (perforated) (ruptured) 562.10
    • cardia (stomach) 537.1
    • gastric 537.1
    • stomach (cardia) (juxtacardia) (juxtapyloric) (acquired) 537.1
  • Pouch
    • gastric 537.1
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