Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 568.0
Peritoneal adhesions (postoperative) (postinfection)
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Peritoneal adhesions.
  • ICD-9-CM 568.0 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 568.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Adhesion of abdominal wall
  • Adhesion of diaphragm
  • Adhesion of intestine
  • Adhesion of male pelvis
  • Adhesion of mesentery
  • Adhesion of omentum
  • Adhesion of stomach
  • Colonic adhesions
  • Duodenal adhesions
  • Entrapment of intestine in abdominal adhesions
  • Ileal adhesions
  • Ileocecal adhesions
  • Jejunal adhesions
  • Large bowel adhesions
  • Male pelvic adhesions
  • Mesenteric arteriovenous fistula
  • Periappendiceal adhesions
  • Perirectal adhesions
  • Peritoneal adhesion
  • Peritoneal adhesions
  • Postprocedural pelvic peritoneal adhesions
  • Pyloric adhesions
  • Sigmoid flexure adhesions
  • Small bowel adhesions
568.0 Excludes
  • adhesions:
Applies To
  • Adhesions (of):
    • abdominal (wall)
    • diaphragm
    • intestine
    • male pelvis
    • mesenteric
    • omentum
    • stomach
  • Adhesive bands
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 568.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K66.0 Peritoneal adhesions (postprocedural) (postinfection)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 568.0:
  • Adhesion(s), adhesive (postinfectional) (postoperative)
    • abdominal (wall) (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • bowel (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • cecum (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • colon (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • diaphragm (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • duodenum (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • ileocecal (coil) (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • ileum (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • 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
    • intra-abdominal (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • mesenteric (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • omentum (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • pelvic (peritoneal)
      • female (postoperative) (postinfection) 614.6
      • male (postoperative) (postinfection) (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
      • postpartal (old) 614.6
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 016.9
    • periappendiceal (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • perigastric (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • perirectal (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • 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
    • postoperative (gastrointestinal tract) (see also Adhesions, peritoneum)
    • pylorus (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • sigmoid flexure (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • stomach (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
  • Band(s)
    • adhesive (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • intestinal (adhesive) (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
    • peritoneal (adhesive) (see also Adhesions, peritoneum) 568.0
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