Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 569.1
Rectal prolapse
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 569.1 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 569.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anal prolapse
  • Proctoptosis
  • Prolapsed rectum
Clinical Information
  • Protrusion of the rectal mucous membrane through the anus. There are various degrees: incomplete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with displacement of the anal sphincter muscle; complete with no displacement of the anal sphincter muscle but with herniation of the bowel; and internal complete with rectosigmoid or upper rectum intussusception into the lower rectum.
569.1 Excludes
Applies To
  • Procidentia:
    • anus (sphincter)
    • rectum (sphincter)
  • Proctoptosis
  • Prolapse:
    • anal canal
    • rectal mucosa
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 569.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K62.2 Anal prolapse
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K62.3 Rectal prolapse
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 569.1:
  • Procidentia
    • anus (sphincter) 569.1
    • rectum (sphincter) 569.1
  • Proctoptosis 569.1
  • Prolapse, prolapsed
    • anus, anal (canal) (sphincter) 569.1
    • rectum (mucosa) (sphincter) 569.1
      • due to Trichuris trichiuria 127.3
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