Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 567.23
Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 567.23 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 567.23 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Primary bacterial peritonitis
567.23 Excludes
  • bacterial peritonitis NOS (567.29)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 567.23 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM K65.2 Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 567.23:
  • Peritonitis (acute) (adhesive) (fibrinous) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (localized) (perforative) (primary) (with adhesions) (with effusion) 567.9
    • bacterial 567.29
      • spontaneous 567.23
    • spontaneous bacterial 567.23
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