Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 569.83
Perforation of intestine
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 569.83 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 569.83 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Colon perforation
  • Intestinal perforation
  • Perforation of colon
Clinical Information
  • A rupture in the wall of the small or large intestine due to traumatic or pathologic processes.
  • Opening or penetration through the wall of the intestines.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 569.83 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K63.1 Perforation of intestine (nontraumatic)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 569.83:
  • Perforation, perforative (nontraumatic)
    • bowel 569.83
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with damage to pelvic organs
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.2
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.2
      • fetus or newborn 777.6
      • following
      • obstetrical trauma 665.5
    • colon 569.83
    • ileum (see also Perforation, intestine) 569.83
    • intestine 569.83
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with damage to pelvic organs
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.2
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.2
      • fetus or newborn 777.6
      • obstetrical trauma 665.5
      • ulcerative NEC 569.83
    • jejunum, jejunal 569.83
      • ulcer - see Ulcer, gastrojejunal, with perforation
    • sigmoid 569.83
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
    • intestine, intestinal 569.82
      • with perforation 569.83
      • amebic 006.9
      • duodenal - see Ulcer, duodenum
      • granulocytopenic (with hemorrhage) 288.09
      • marginal 569.82
      • perforating 569.83
      • small, primary 569.82
      • stercoraceous 569.82
      • stercoral 569.82
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 014.8
      • typhoid (fever) 002.0
      • varicose 456.8
    • primary of intestine 569.82
      • with perforation 569.83
    • rectosigmoid 569.82
      • with perforation 569.83
    • sigmoid 569.82
      • with perforation 569.83
    • stercoral, stercoraceous 569.82
      • with perforation 569.83
      • anus or rectum 569.41
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