Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 560.1
Paralytic ileus
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 560.1 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 560.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Ileus
  • Ileus (intestinal obstruction)
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Paralysis of colon
  • Paralytic colon
Clinical Information
  • A condition in which the muscles of the intestines do not allow food to pass through, resulting in a blocked intestine. Paralytic ileus may be caused by surgery, inflammation, and certain drugs
  • An ileus caused by abdominal or pelvic surgery, infections, disorders that affect the muscles and nerves, and medications. Signs and symptoms include those of intestinal obstruction
  • An obstruction of the intestines, especially the ileum
560.1 Excludes
Applies To
  • Adynamic ileus
  • Ileus (of intestine) (of bowel) (of colon)
  • Paralysis of intestine or colon
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 560.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM K56.0 Paralytic ileus
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM K56.7 Ileus, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 560.1:
  • Adynamic
    • ileus or intestine (see also Ileus) 560.1
  • Ileus (adynamic) (bowel) (colon) (inhibitory) (intestine) (neurogenic) (paralytic) 560.1
    • arteriomesenteric duodenal 537.2
    • due to gallstone (in intestine) 560.31
    • following gastrointestinal surgery 997.49
    • mechanical (see also Obstruction, intestine) 560.9
    • transitory, newborn 777.4
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • intestine (mechanical) (neurogenic) (paroxysmal) (postinfectional) (reflex) 560.9
      • with
        • adhesions (intestinal) (peritoneal) 560.81
        • hernia - see also Hernia, by site, with obstruction
          • gangrenous - see Hernia, by site, with gangrene
      • adynamic (see also Ileus) 560.1
      • by gallstone 560.31
      • congenital or infantile (small) 751.1
      • due to
      • impaction 560.32
      • infantile - see Obstruction, intestine, congenital
      • newborn
      • specified cause NEC 560.89
      • transitory, newborn 777.4
      • volvulus 560.2
  • Paralysis, paralytic (complete) (incomplete) 344.9
    • bowel, colon, or intestine (see also Ileus) 560.1
    • colon (see also Ileus) 560.1
    • enteric (see also Ileus) 560.1
      • with hernia - see Hernia, by site, with obstruction
    • ileus (see also Ileus) 560.1
    • intestine (see also Ileus) 560.1
  • Paresis (see also Paralysis) 344.9
    • bowel, colon, or intestine (see also Ileus) 560.1
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