Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 615.9
Unspecified inflammatory disease of uterus
  • Billable Code
  • Female Only Dx
  • Short description: Uterine inflam dis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 615.9 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 615.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Endometritis
  • Endometritis (inflammation of uterus)
  • Myometritis
  • Myometritis (inflammation of the muscle layer of the uterus)
  • Pyometra
  • Pyometrium
Applies To
  • Endometritis
  • Endomyometritis
  • Metritis
  • Myometritis
  • Perimetritis
  • Pyometra
  • Uterine abscess
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 615.9 is only applicable to female patients.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 615.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N71.9 Inflammatory disease of uterus, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 615.9:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • uterus, uterine (wall) (see also Endometritis) 615.9
      • ligament (see also Disease, pelvis, inflammatory) 614.4
      • neck (see also Cervicitis) 616.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • uterus (organic) 621.9
      • infective (see also Endometritis) 615.9
      • inflammatory (see also Endometritis) 615.9
      • noninflammatory 621.9
  • Endometritis (nonspecific) (purulent) (septic) (suppurative) 615.9
    • with
      • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
      • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
      • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
    • cervix, cervical (see also Cervicitis) 616.0
    • decidual 615.9
    • following
    • gonorrheal (acute) 098.16
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.36
    • hyperplastic (see also Hyperplasia, endometrium) 621.30
    • polypoid - see Endometritis, hyperplastic
    • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.1
    • senile (atrophic) 615.9
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 016.7
  • Endomyometritis (see also Endometritis) 615.9
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • uterus (see also Endometritis) 615.9
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • intrauterine (see also Endometritis) 615.9
      • complicating delivery 646.6
    • uterus, uterine (see also Endometritis) 615.9
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • uterus (catarrhal) (see also Endometritis) 615.9
  • Metritis (catarrhal) (septic) (suppurative) (see also Endometritis) 615.9
    • blennorrhagic 098.16
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.36
    • cervical (see also Cervicitis) 616.0
    • gonococcal 098.16
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.36
    • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.1
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 016.7
  • Metrovaginitis (see also Endometritis) 615.9
    • gonococcal (acute) 098.16
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.36
  • Myometritis (see also Endometritis) 615.9
  • Perimetritis (see also Endometritis) 615.9
  • Phlebitis (infective) (pyemic) (septic) (suppurative) 451.9
    • uterus (septic) (see also Endometritis) 615.9
  • Postmenopausal
    • endometrium (atrophic) 627.8
      • suppurative (see also Endometritis) 615.9
  • Pyometra 615.9
  • Pyometritis (see also Endometritis) 615.9
  • Pyometrium (see also Endometritis) 615.9
  • Septic - see also condition
    • uterus (see also Endometritis) 615.9
  • Suppuration, suppurative - see also condition
    • uterus (see also Endometritis) 615.9
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