Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 576.1
Cholangitis
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 576.1 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 576.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute and chronic cholangitis due to bile duct calculus
  • Acute and chronic cholangitis due to bile duct calculus with obstruction
  • Acute cholangitis and obstruction due to bile duct calculus
  • Acute cholangitis due to bile duct calculus
  • Bacterial cholangitis
  • Calculus of bile duct with cholangitis
  • Cholangitis due to bile duct calculus with obstruction
  • Cholangitis, bacterial
  • Choledocholithiasis w acute cholangitis
  • Choledocholithiasis w acute cholangitis, w obstruction
  • Choledocholithiasis w acute on chronic cholangitis
  • Choledocholithiasis w acute on chronic cholangitis, w obstruction
  • Choledocholithiasis w cholangitis
  • Choledocholithiasis w cholangitis, w obstruction
  • Choledocholithiasis w chronic cholangitis
  • Choledocholithiasis w chronic cholangitis, w obstruction
  • Chronic cholangitis due to bile duct calculus
  • Chronic cholangitis due to bile duct calculus with obstruction
  • Common bile duct stone w chronic cholangitis
  • Common bile duct stone with acute cholangitis
  • Common bile duct stone with cholangitis
  • Common bile duct stone, cholangitis, with obstruction
  • Primary sclerosing cholangitis
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by an infectious process involving the biliary tract.
  • An acute or chronic inflammatory process affecting the biliary tract.
  • Inflammation of the biliary ductal system (bile ducts); intrahepatic, extrahepatic, or both.
Applies To
  • Cholangitis:
    • NOS
    • acute
    • ascending
    • chronic
    • primary
    • recurrent
    • sclerosing
    • secondary
    • stenosing
    • suppurative
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 576.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K83.0 Cholangitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 576.1:
  • Angiocholitis (see also Cholecystitis, acute) 576.1
  • Cholangiolitis (acute) (chronic) (extrahepatic) (gangrenous) 576.1
    • paratyphoidal (see also Fever, paratyphoid) 002.9
  • Cholangitis (acute) (ascending) (catarrhal) (chronic) (infective) (malignant) (primary) (recurrent) (sclerosing) (secondary) (stenosing) (suppurative) 576.1
    • chronic nonsuppurative destructive 571.6
    • nonsuppurative destructive (chronic) 571.6
  • Choledochitis (suppurative) 576.1
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • bile duct 576.1
    • common duct 576.1
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • bile duct or passage 576.1
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