Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 558.3
Allergic gastroenteritis and colitis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Allrgic gastro & colitis.
  • ICD-9-CM 558.3 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 558.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Allergic colitis
  • Allergic gastroenteritis
  • Allergic sigmoiditis
  • Gastrointestinal allergy to food
  • Gastrointestinal food allergy
  • GI allergy to food
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify type of food allergy (V15.01-V15.05)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 558.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K52.2 Allergic and dietetic gastroenteritis and colitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 558.3:
  • Allergy, allergic (reaction) 995.3
    • gastroenteritis 558.3
    • gastrointestinal 558.3
    • milk protein 558.3
  • Colitis (acute) (catarrhal) (croupous) (cystica superficialis) (exudative) (hemorrhagic) (noninfectious) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) 558.9
    • allergic 558.3
  • Diarrhea, diarrheal (acute) (autumn) (bilious) (bloody) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (gravis) (green) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (presumed noninfectious) (putrefactive) (secondary) (sporadic) (summer) (symptomatic) (thermic) 787.91
    • allergic 558.3
  • Enteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (choleraic) (chronic) (congestive) (diarrheal) (exudative) (follicular) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (lienteric) (noninfectious) (perforative) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) (pseudomembranous) 558.9
    • allergic 558.3
  • Gastroenteritis (acute) (catarrhal) (congestive) (hemorrhagic) (noninfectious) (see also Enteritis) 558.9
    • allergic 558.3
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