Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 567.0
Peritonitis in infectious diseases classified elsewhere
  • Billable Code
  • Manifestation Code
  • Short description: Peritonitis in infec dis.
  • ICD-9-CM 567.0 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 567.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
567.0 Excludes
Code First
  • Code first underlying disease
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 567.0 describes the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 567.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K67 Disorders of peritoneum in infectious diseases classified elsewhere
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 567.0:
  • Peritonitis (acute) (adhesive) (fibrinous) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (localized) (perforative) (primary) (with adhesions) (with effusion) 567.9
    • in infective disease NEC 136.9 [567.0]
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