Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 530.5
Dyskinesia of esophagus
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 530.5 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 530.5 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 530.5 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K22.4 Dyskinesia of esophagus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Diffuse spasm of esophagus
  • Esophageal dyskinesia
  • Esophageal dysmotility
  • Esophageal spasm
Clinical Information
  • Disorders affecting the motor function of the upper esophageal sphincter; lower esophageal sphincter; the esophagus body, or a combination of these parts. The failure of the sphincters to maintain a tonic pressure may result in gastric reflux of food and acid into the esophagus (gastroesophageal reflux). Other disorders include hypermotility (spastic disorders) and markedly increased amplitude in contraction (nutcracker esophagus)
530.5 Excludes
Applies To
  • Corkscrew esophagus
  • Curling esophagus
  • Esophagospasm
  • Spasm of esophagus
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 530.5:
  • Bársony-Polgár syndrome (corkscrew esophagus) 530.5
  • Bársony-Teschendorf syndrome (corkscrew esophagus) 530.5
  • Corkscrew esophagus 530.5
  • Curling esophagus 530.5
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Disorder - see also Disease
  • Dyskinesia 781.3
    • esophagus 530.5
  • Dysphagia 787.20
    • spastica 530.5
  • Esophagismus 530.5
  • Esophagospasm 530.5
  • Spasm, spastic, spasticity (see also condition) 781.0
    • esophagus (diffuse) 530.5
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Bársony-Pólgar (corkscrew esophagus) 530.5
    • Bársony-Teschendorf (corkscrew esophagus) 530.5
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