Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 560.39
Other impaction of intestine
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Impaction intestine NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 560.39 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 560.39 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Feces wedged in intestine.
Applies To
  • Concretion of intestine
  • Enterolith
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 560.39 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K56.49 Other impaction of intestine
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 560.39:
  • Calculus, calculi, calculous 592.9
    • intestine (impaction) (obstruction) 560.39
  • Concretion - see also Calculus
    • intestine (impaction) (obstruction) 560.39
  • Coprolith 560.39
  • Enterolith, enterolithiasis (impaction) 560.39
    • with hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
      • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • fecal reservoir 560.39
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