Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 560.32
Fecal impaction
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 560.32 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 560.32 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Fecal impaction in rectum
Clinical Information
  • Feces wedged in intestine
  • Formation of a firm impassable mass of stool in the rectum or distal colon.
560.32 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 560.32 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K56.41 Fecal impaction
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 560.32:
  • Coprostasis 560.32
    • with hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
      • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
  • Fecalith (impaction) 560.32
    • with hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
      • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
  • Impaction, impacted
    • bowel, colon, rectum 560.30
      • with hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with, obstruction
        • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
      • by
        • calculus 560.32
        • gallstone 560.31
      • fecal 560.32
      • specified type NEC 560.32
    • fecal, feces 560.32
      • with hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
        • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
        • in intestine (any part) 560.31
    • intestine(s) 560.30
      • with hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
        • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
      • by
        • calculus 560.32
        • gallstone 560.31
      • fecal 560.32
      • specified type NEC 560.32
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • fecal 560.32
      • with hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
        • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
    • intestine (mechanical) (neurogenic) (paroxysmal) (postinfectional) (reflex) 560.9
      • with
        • adhesions (intestinal) (peritoneal) 560.81
        • hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
          • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
      • adynamic (see also Ileus) 560.1
      • by gallstone 560.31
      • congenital or infantile (small) 751.1
      • due to
      • impaction 560.32
      • infantile - see Obstruction, intestine, congenital
      • newborn
      • specified cause NEC 560.89
      • transitory, newborn 777.4
      • volvulus 560.2
  • Stercolith (see also Fecalith) 560.32
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