Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 787.5
Abnormal bowel sounds
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 787.5 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 787.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abnl bowel sounds
  • Absent bowel sounds
  • Bowel sounds absent
  • Bowel sounds hyperactive
  • Hyperactive bowel sounds
Applies To
  • Absent bowel sounds
  • Hyperactive bowel sounds
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 787.5 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R19.11 Absent bowel sounds
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R19.12 Hyperactive bowel sounds
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R19.15 Other abnormal bowel sounds
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 787.5:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • bowel sounds 787.5
  • Absence (organ or part) (complete or partial)
    • bowel sounds 787.5
  • Hyperactive, hyperactivity 314.01
    • bowel (syndrome) 564.9
      • sounds 787.5
  • Murmur (cardiac) (heart) (nonorganic) (organic) 785.2
    • abdominal 787.5
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