Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 530.2
Ulcer of esophagus
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 530.2 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by a circumscribed, inflammatory and necrotic erosive lesion on the mucosal surface of the esophageal wall
  • An ulcerated lesion in the esophageal wall
Applies To
  • Ulcer of esophagus
    • fungal
    • peptic
  • Ulcer of esophagus due to ingestion of:
    • aspirin
    • chemicals
    • medicines
Use Additional
  • Use additional E code to identify cause, if induced by chemical or drug
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