Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 568.81
Hemoperitoneum (nontraumatic)
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Hemoperitoneum.
  • ICD-9-CM 568.81 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 568.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Hematoma, retroperitoneal
  • Nontraumatic hemoperitoneum
  • Retroperitoneal hematoma
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 568.81 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K66.1 Hemoperitoneum
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 568.81:
  • Hematoma (skin surface intact) (traumatic) - see also Contusion
    • retroperitoneal (nontraumatic) 568.81
      • traumatic - see Injury, internal, retroperitoneum
    • retropubic, male 568.81
  • Hematoperitoneum (see also Hemoperitoneum) 568.81
  • Hemoperitoneum 568.81
    • infectional (see also Peritonitis) 567.29
    • traumatic - see Injury, internal, peritoneum
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (nontraumatic) 459.0
    • mesentery 568.81
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