Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 537.9
Unspecified disorder of stomach and duodenum
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 537.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 537.9 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: 537.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K31.9 Disease of stomach and duodenum, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Deformed duodenal cap
  • Disorder of duodenum
  • Disorder of stomach
  • Duodenal anastomotic leak
  • Duodenal cyst
  • Gastric xanthelasma
  • Gastroduodenal disorder
  • Gastropathy
  • Mass of stomach
  • Mild stomach dysplasia
  • Moderate stomach dysplasia
  • Polyp of duodenum
  • Portal hypertensive gastropathy
  • Severe stomach dysplasia
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 537.9:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • duodenum NEC 537.9
    • gastric (see also Disease, stomach) 537.9
  • Dysfunction
    • pylorus 537.9
  • Gastropathy 537.9
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