Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 751.61
Biliary atresia
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 751.61 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 751.61 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Atresia of bile duct
  • Bile duct atresia
  • Biliary atresia, congenital
  • Biliary obstruction congenital
  • Carolis disease w obstruction
  • Carolis disease with obstruction
  • Congenital biliary atresia
  • Congenital biliary obstruction
  • Congenital dilatation of lobar intrahepatic bile duct with obstruction
Clinical Information
  • A congenital disorder characterized by blockage or absence of the extrahepatic bile ducts.
  • A congenital disorder characterized by blockage or absence of the intrahepatic or extrahepatic bile ducts.
  • Progressive destruction or the absence of all or part of the extrahepatic bile ducts, resulting in the complete obstruction of bile flow. Usually, biliary atresia is found in infants and accounts for one third of the neonatal cholestatic jaundice.
  • Progressive destruction or the absence of all or part of the extrahepatic bile ducts, resulting in the complete obstruction of bile flow; found mainly in infants.
Applies To
  • Congenital:
    • absence of bile duct (common) or passage
    • hypoplasia of bile duct (common) or passage
    • obstruction of bile duct (common) or passage
    • stricture of bile duct (common) or passage
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 751.61 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q44.2 Atresia of bile ducts
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Q44.3 Congenital stenosis and stricture of bile ducts
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 751.61:
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • bile, biliary duct (common) or passage (congenital) 751.61
  • Agenesis - see also Absence, by site, congenital
    • bile, biliary duct or passage 751.61
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
    • biliary duct or passage 751.60
      • atresia 751.61
  • Atresia, atretic (congenital) 759.89
    • bile, biliary duct (common) or passage 751.61
      • acquired (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
    • cystic duct 751.61
      • acquired 575.8
        • with obstruction (see also Obstruction, gallbladder) 575.2
  • Hypoplasia, hypoplasis 759.89
    • biliary duct (common) or passage 751.61
  • Imperforate (congenital) - see also Atresia
    • bile duct 751.61
  • Impervious (congenital) - see also Atresia
    • bile duct 751.61
  • Kink, kinking
    • cystic duct, congenital 751.61
  • Obliteration
    • bile ducts 576.8
      • with calculus, choledocholithiasis, or stones - see Choledocholithiasis
      • congenital 751.61
        • jaundice from 751.61 [774.5]
    • common duct 576.8
      • with calculus, choledocholithiasis, or stones - see Choledocholithiasis
      • congenital 751.61
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • bile duct or passage (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
      • congenital 751.61
        • jaundice from 751.61 [774.5]
    • common duct (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
      • congenital 751.61
    • cystic duct (see also Obstruction, gallbladder) 575.2
      • congenital 751.61
    • hepatic 573.8
      • duct (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
        • congenital 751.61
    • icterus (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.8
      • congenital 751.61
    • jaundice (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.8
      • congenital 751.61
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • bile duct or biliary passage (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
      • congenital 751.61
    • common bile duct (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
      • congenital 751.61
    • cystic duct (see also Obstruction, gallbladder) 575.2
      • congenital 751.61
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
    • bile duct or passage (any) (postoperative) (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
      • congenital 751.61
    • common bile duct (see also Obstruction, biliary) 576.2
      • congenital 751.61
    • cystic duct (see also Obstruction, gallbladder) 575.2
      • congenital 751.61
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