Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 530.9
Unspecified disorder of esophagus
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 530.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 530.9 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: 530.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K22.9 Disease of esophagus, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Disease of esophagus
  • Disorder of esophagus
  • Esophageal disorder
  • Esophageal mass
Clinical Information
  • A non-neoplastic or neoplastic disorder that affects the esophagus. Representative examples of non-neoplastic disorders include esophagitis and esophageal ulcer. Representative examples of neoplastic disorders include carcinomas, lymphomas, and melanomas
  • Disorder of the esophagus, the portion of the digestive canal between the pharynx and stomach
  • Pathological processes in the esophagus
  • The esophagus is the tube that carries food, liquids and saliva from your mouth to the stomach. You may not be aware of your esophagus until you swallow something too large, too hot or too cold. You may also become aware of it when something is wrong. The most common problem with the esophagus is gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd). It happens when a band of muscle at the end of your esophagus does not close properly. This allows stomach contents to leak back, or reflux, into the esophagus and irritate it. Over time, gerd can cause damage to the esophagus. Other problems include heartburn and cancer.treatment depends on the problem. Some get better with over-the-counter medicines or changes in diet. Others may need prescription medicines or surgery
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 530.9:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Disorder - see also Disease
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