Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 569.61
Infection of colostomy or enterostomy
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Colosty/enterost infectn.
  • ICD-9-CM 569.61 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 569.61 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Colostomy infection
  • Enterostomy infection
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to specify type of infection, such as:
    abscess or cellulits of abdomen (682.2)
    septicemia (038.0-038.9)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 569.61 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K94.02 Colostomy infection
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K94.12 Enterostomy infection
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 569.61:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • colostomy or enterostomy 569.61
    • enterostomy 569.61
    • ileostomy (bud) 569.61
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) (see also Abscess) 682.9
    • colostomy 569.61
    • enterostomy 569.61
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • colostomy or enterostomy 569.61
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 569.61 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.