ICD-9-CM 571.2 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 571.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Alcoholic cirrhosis w ascites
Alcoholic cirrhosis with ascites
Alcoholic fibrosis and sclerosis of liver
Alcoholic hepatic fibrosis and sclerosis
Ascites due to alcoholic cirrhosis
Fibrosis of the hepatic parenchyma due to chronic excess alcohol drinking.
Liver disease in alcoholics in which the normal microcirculation, the gross vascular anatomy, and the hepatic architecture have been variably destroyed and altered with fibrous septa surrounding regenerated or regenerating parenchymal nodules.
Laennec's cirrhosis (alcoholic)
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
571.2 is only applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
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