Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 530.10
Esophagitis, unspecified
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 530.10 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 530.10 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Esophagitis
Clinical Information
  • Inflammation of the esophagus (the tube that carries food from the mouth to the stomach)
Applies To
  • Esophagitis NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 530.10 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM K20.9 Esophagitis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 530.10:
  • Esophagitis (alkaline) (chemical) (chronic) (infectional) (necrotic) (peptic) (postoperative) (regurgitant) 530.10
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.8
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • esophagus 530.10
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 530.10 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.