Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 572.4
Hepatorenal syndrome
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 572.4 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 572.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Cholemic nephrosis
  • Nephrosis, cholemic
Clinical Information
  • Functional kidney failure in patients with liver disease, usually liver cirrhosis or portal hypertension (hypertension, portal), and in the absence of intrinsic renal disease or kidney abnormality. It is characterized by intense renal vasculature constriction, reduced renal blood flow, oliguria, and sodium retention.
572.4 Excludes
  • that following delivery (674.8)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 572.4 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K76.7 Hepatorenal syndrome
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 572.4:
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • hepatorenal 572.4
  • Failure, failed
    • hepatorenal 572.4
  • Heyd's syndrome (hepatorenal) 572.4
  • Nephrosis, nephrotic (Epstein's) (syndrome) 581.9
    • cholemic 572.4
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • hepatorenal 572.4
    • hepatourologic 572.4
    • Heyd's (hepatorenal) 572.4
    • liver-kidney 572.4
    • urohepatic 572.4
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