Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 571.9
Unspecified chronic liver disease without mention of alcohol
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Chronic liver dis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 571.9 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 571.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Alcoholic fibrosis and sclerosis of liver
  • Alcoholic hepatic fibrosis and sclerosis
  • Chronic nonalcoholic liver disease
  • Hepatic fibrosis w hepatic sclerosis
  • Hepatic fibrosis with hepatic sclerosis
  • Hepatic sclerosis
  • Nonalcoholic liver disease, chronic
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 571.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K74.1 Hepatic sclerosis
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K76.9 Liver disease, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 571.9:
  • Damage
    • liver 571.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Jaundice (yellow) 782.4
    • catarrhal (acute) 070.1
      • with hepatic coma 070.0
      • chronic 571.9
      • epidemic - see Jaundice, epidemic
  • Scar, scarring (see also Cicatrix) 709.2
    • postnecrotic (hepatic) (liver) 571.9
  • Sclerosis, sclerotic
    • hepatic 571.9
    • liver 571.9
  • Stasis
    • liver 571.9
      • cirrhotic - see Cirrhosis, liver
    • portal 571.9
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 571.9 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.