Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 535.2
Gastric mucosal hypertrophy
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 535.2 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A condition marked by inflammation and ulcers (breaks on the skin or on the surface of an organ) of the mucosa (inner lining) of the stomach and by overgrowth of the cells that make up the mucosa. Symptoms include vomiting, diarrhea, and weight loss. Patients with giant hypertrophic gastritis may be at a higher risk of stomach cancer
  • Gastritis characterized by hypertrophy of the gastric mucosa with creation of giant gastric folds. It is associated with hypoalbuminemia due to albumin loss from the stomach. Signs and symptoms include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, edema, and weight loss
  • Gastritis with hypertrophy of the gastric mucosa. It is characterized by giant gastric folds, diminished acid secretion, excessive mucus secretion, and hypoproteinemia. Symptoms include vomiting; diarrhea; and weight loss
Applies To
  • Hypertrophic gastritis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 535.2:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Ménétrier's (hypertrophic gastritis) 535.2
  • Gastritis 535.5
    • giant hypertrophic 535.2
    • hypertrophic (mucosa) 535.2
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • gastric mucosa 535.2
  • Ménétrier's disease or syndrome (hypertrophic gastritis) 535.2
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Ménétrier's (hypertrophic gastritis) 535.2
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