Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 560.81
Intestinal or peritoneal adhesions with obstruction (postoperative) (postinfection)
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Intestinal adhes w obstr.
  • ICD-9-CM 560.81 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 560.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Intestinal adhesions w obstruction
  • Intestinal adhesions with obstruction
  • Peritoneal adhesions w obstruction
  • Peritoneal adhesions with obstruction
560.81 Excludes
  • adhesions without obstruction (568.0)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 560.81 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K56.5 Intestinal adhesions [bands] with obstruction (postprocedural) (postinfection)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 560.81:
  • Adhesion(s), adhesive (postinfectional) (postoperative)
    • intestine (postoperative) (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
      • with obstruction 560.81
        • with hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
          • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
    • peritoneum, peritoneal (fibrous) (postoperative) 568.0
      • with obstruction (intestinal) 560.81
        • with hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
          • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
        • duodenum 537.3
      • congenital 751.4
      • female (postoperative) (postinfective) 614.6
      • pelvic, female 614.6
      • pelvic, male 568.0
      • postpartal, pelvic 614.6
      • to uterus 614.6
  • Band(s)
    • obstructive (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.81
    • peritoneal (adhesive) (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
      • with intestinal obstruction 560.81
      • congenital 751.4
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • band (intestinal) 560.81
    • 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
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