Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 537.2
Chronic duodenal ileus
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 537.2 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 537.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Duodenal disorder, chronic ileus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 537.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K31.5 Obstruction of duodenum
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 537.2:
  • Ileus (adynamic) (bowel) (colon) (inhibitory) (intestine) (neurogenic) (paralytic) 560.1
    • arteriomesenteric duodenal 537.2
    • duodenal, chronic 537.2
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