Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 611.5
Galactocele
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 611.5 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 611.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Lactocele
Clinical Information
  • Single or multiple, milk-containing nodules in the breast. It is caused by obstruction of the breast ducts during lactation. Needle aspiration of the milk is the treatment of choice.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 611.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N64.89 Other specified disorders of breast
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 611.5:
  • Cyst (mucus) (retention) (serous) (simple)
    • milk 611.5
  • Galactocele (breast) (infected) 611.5
    • puerperal, postpartum 676.8
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