Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 040.2
Whipple's disease
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 040.2 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 040.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Whipples disease
Applies To
  • Intestinal lipodystrophy
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 040.2 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM K90.81 Whipple's disease
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 040.2:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Whipple's (intestinal lipodystrophy) 040.2
  • Granulomatosis NEC 686.1
    • lipophagic, intestinal 040.2
  • Lipodystrophy (progressive) 272.6
    • intestinal 040.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Whipple's (intestinal lipodystrophy) 040.2
  • Whipple's disease or syndrome (intestinal lipodystrophy) 040.2
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 040.2 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.