Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 557.1
Chronic vascular insufficiency of intestine
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Chr vasc insuff intest.
  • ICD-9-CM 557.1 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 557.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic ischemic colitis
  • Chronic ischemic enteritis
  • Chronic ischemic enterocolitis
  • Chronic mesenteric ischemia
  • Ischemic colitis, chronic
  • Ischemic enteritis, chronic
  • Ischemic enterocolitis, chronic
  • Ischemic intestinal stricture
  • Ischemic stricture of intestine
  • Ischemic stricture, intestine
  • Superior mesenteric artery syndrome
  • Vascular insufficiency of intestine, chronic
Applies To
  • Angina, abdominal
  • Chronic ischemic colitis, enteritis, or enterocolitis
  • Ischemic stricture of intestine
  • Mesenteric:
    • angina
    • artery syndrome (superior)
    • vascular insufficiency
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 557.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K55.1 Chronic vascular disorders of intestine
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 557.1:
  • Abdomen, abdominal - see also condition
    • angina 557.1
  • Angina (attack) (cardiac) (chest) (effort) (heart) (pectoris) (syndrome) (vasomotor) 413.9
    • abdominal 557.1
    • intestinal 557.1
    • mesenteric 557.1
  • Arteriosclerosis, arteriosclerotic (artery) (deformans) (diffuse) (disease) (endarteritis) (general) (obliterans) (obliterative) (occlusive) (senile) (with calcification) 440.9
    • mesentery (artery) 557.1
  • Colitis (acute) (catarrhal) (croupous) (cystica superficialis) (exudative) (hemorrhagic) (noninfectious) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) 558.9
    • ischemic 557.9
      • acute 557.0
      • chronic 557.1
      • due to mesenteric artery insufficiency 557.1
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Wilkie's 557.1
  • Enteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (congestive) (diarrheal) (exudative) (follicular) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (perforative) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) (pseudomembranous) 558.9
    • ischemic 557.9
      • acute 557.0
      • chronic 557.1
      • due to mesenteric artery insufficiency 557.1
  • Enterocolitis - see also Enteritis
    • hemorrhagic (acute) 557.0
      • chronic 557.1
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • mesenteric 557.1
    • vascular 459.9
      • intestine NEC 557.9
      • mesenteric 557.1
      • peripheral 443.9
      • renal (see also Hypertension, kidney) 403.90
  • Ischemia, ischemic 459.9
    • bowel (transient) 557.9
      • acute 557.0
      • chronic 557.1
      • due to mesenteric artery insufficiency 557.1
    • colon 557.9
      • acute 557.0
      • chronic 557.1
      • due to mesenteric artery insufficiency 557.1
    • intestine (transient) 557.9
      • acute 557.0
      • chronic 557.1
      • due to mesenteric artery insufficiency 557.1
    • small bowel 557.9
      • acute 557.0
      • chronic 557.1
      • due to mesenteric artery insufficiency 557.1
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
    • intestine (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • ischemic bowel (transient) 557.9
      • chronic 557.1
      • due to mesenteric artery insufficiency 557.1
    • mesenteric
      • artery, superior 557.1
      • vascular insufficiency (with gangrene) 557.1
    • superior
      • cerebellar artery (see also Disease, cerebrovascular, acute) 436
      • mesenteric artery 557.1
      • pulmonary sulcus (tumor) (M8010/3) 162.3
      • semi-circular canal dehiscence 386.8
      • vena cava 459.2
    • Wilkie's 557.1
  • Wilkie's disease or syndrome 557.1
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