Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 558.2
Toxic gastroenteritis and colitis
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Toxic gastroenteritis.
  • ICD-9-CM 558.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 558.2 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 558.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 558.2: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 558.2 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K52.1 Toxic gastroenteritis and colitis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Toxic colitis
  • Toxic enteritis
  • Toxic enterocolitis
  • Toxic gastroenteritis
Use Additional
  • Use additional E code to identify cause
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 558.2:
  • Colitis (acute) (catarrhal) (croupous) (cystica superficialis) (exudative) (hemorrhagic) (noninfectious) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) 558.9
    • toxic 558.2
  • Diarrhea, diarrheal (acute) (autumn) (bilious) (bloody) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (gravis) (green) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (presumed noninfectious) (putrefactive) (secondary) (sporadic) (summer) (symptomatic) (thermic) 787.91
    • toxic 558.2
  • Enteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (congestive) (diarrheal) (exudative) (follicular) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (perforative) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) (pseudomembranous) 558.9
    • toxic 558.2
  • Gastroenteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (congestive) (hemorrhagic) (noninfectious) (see also Enteritis) 558.9
    • toxic 558.2
  • Intoxication
    • alimentary canal 558.2
    • gastrointestinal 558.2
  • Toxemia 799.89
    • gastrointestinal 558.2
    • intestinal 558.2
    • small intestine 558.2
  • Toxinfection 799.89
    • gastrointestinal 558.2
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