Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 562.10
Diverticulosis of colon (without mention of hemorrhage)
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Dvrtclo colon w/o hmrhg.
  • ICD-9-CM 562.10 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 562.10 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Complicated diverticular disease
  • Diverticula of intestine
  • Diverticular disease
  • Diverticular disease of both small and large intestine with perforation and abscess
  • Diverticular disease of both small and large intestine without perforation or abscess
  • Diverticular disease of colon
  • Diverticular disease of large intestine
  • Diverticular disease of left side of colon
  • Diverticular disease of right side of colon
  • Diverticulosis
  • Diverticulosis of cecum
  • Diverticulosis of colon
  • Diverticulosis of colon with perforation
  • Diverticulosis of colon without diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis of colon WO diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis of large intestine without diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis of rectosigmoid
  • Diverticulosis of rectum
  • Diverticulosis of sigmoid
  • Diverticulosis of sigmoid colon
  • Diverticulosis of small intestine and colon
  • Perforated diverticulum
  • Pseudodiverticulum of the rectum
  • Simple diverticular disease
  • Solitary diverticulum of cecum
  • Solitary diverticulum of left side of colon
Clinical Information
  • Presence of multiple herniations of the mucosa and submucosa of the colon through the circular muscle layer.
Applies To
  • Diverticulosis without mention of diverticulitis:
    • NOS
    • intestine (large) without mention of diverticulitis
  • Diverticular disease (colon) without mention of diverticulitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 562.10 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K57.30 Diverticulosis of large intestine without perforation or abscess without bleeding
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 562.10:
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