Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 567.31
Psoas muscle abscess
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 567.31 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 567.31 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Iliopsoas abscess
Clinical Information
  • Abscess of the psoas muscles resulting usually from disease of the lumbar vertebrae, with the pus descending into the muscle sheath. The infection is most commonly tuberculous or staphylococcal.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 567.31 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K68.12 Psoas muscle abscess
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 567.31:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • iliopsoas 567.31
    • psoas 567.31
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