Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 575.0
Acute cholecystitis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 575.0 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 575.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess, pericholecystic
  • Acute cholecystitis (inflamed gallbladder)
  • Acute gangrenous cholecystitis
  • Acute gangrenous cholecystitis (inflamed gallbladder)
  • Acute suppurative cholecystitis
  • Acute suppurative cholecystitis (inflamed gallbladder)
  • Cholecystitis (inflamed gallbladder), acute
  • Cholecystitis, acute
  • Pericholecystic abscess
575.0 Excludes
  • that with:
    • acute and chronic cholecystitis (575.12)
    • choledocholithiasis (574.3)
    • choledocholithiasis and cholelithiasis (574.6)
    • cholelithiasis (574.0)
Applies To
  • Abscess of gallbladder without mention of calculus
  • Angiocholecystitis without mention of calculus
  • Cholecystitis without mention of calculus:
    • emphysematous (acute)
    • gangrenous
    • suppurative
  • Empyema of gallbladder without mention of calculus
  • Gangrene of gallbladder without mention of calculus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 575.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K81.0 Acute cholecystitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 575.0:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • gallbladder (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
    • pericholecystic (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
  • Acute - see also condition
    • gallbladder (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
  • Angiocholecystitis (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
  • Bactericholia (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
  • Cholecystitis 575.10
    • acute 575.0
    • emphysematous (acute) (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
    • gangrenous (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
    • suppurative (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
  • Empyema (chest) (diaphragmatic) (double) (encapsulated) (general) (interlobar) (lung) (medial) (necessitatis) (perforating chest wall) (pleura) (pneumococcal) (residual) (sacculated) (streptococcal) (supradiaphragmatic) 510.9
    • gallbladder (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
  • Gallbladder - see also condition
    • acute (see also Disease, gallbladder) 575.0
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • gallbladder or duct (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • gallbladder (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • gallbladder (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
  • Necrosis, necrotic
    • gallbladder (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
  • Suppuration, suppurative - see also condition
    • gallbladder (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 575.0
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