Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 576.3
Perforation of bile duct
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 576.3 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 576.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bile duct rupture
  • Rupture of bile duct
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a rupture in the wall of the extrahepatic or intrahepatic bile duct.
  • A rupture in the wall of the extrahepatic or intrahepatic bile duct due to traumatic or pathologic processes.
Applies To
  • Rupture of bile duct, except cystic duct
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 576.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM K83.2 Perforation of bile duct
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 576.3:
  • Perforation, perforative (nontraumatic)
    • bile duct, except cystic (see also Disease, biliary) 576.3
    • common duct (bile) 576.3
  • Rupture, ruptured 553.9
    • bile duct, except cystic (see also Disease, biliary) 576.3
      • cystic 575.4
      • traumatic - see Injury, internal, intra-abdominal
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