Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 562.1
Diverticula of colon
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 4 ICD-9-CM codes below 562.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A pouch or sac opening from the colon.
  • Presence of multiple herniations of the mucosa and submucosa of the colon through the circular muscle layer.
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