Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 569.43
Anal sphincter tear (healed) (old)
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 569.43 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 569.43 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: 569.43 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K62.81 Anal sphincter tear (healed) (nontraumatic) (old)
Approximate Synonyms
  • Nontraumatic nonpuerperal old healed anal sphincter tear
  • Old healed anal sphincter tear nontraumatic
569.43 Excludes
  • anal fissure (565.0)
  • anal sphincter tear (healed) (old) complicating delivery (654.8)
Applies To
  • Tear of anus, nontraumatic
Use Additional
  • Use additional code for any associated fecal incontinence (787.60-787.63)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 569.43:
  • Laceration - see also Wound, open, by site
    • anus (sphincter) 879.6
      • with
        • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with damage to pelvic organs
        • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.2
        • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.2
      • complicated 879.7
      • complicating delivery (healed) (old) 654.8
        • with laceration of anal or rectal mucosa 664.3
        • not associated with third-degree perineal laceration 664.6
      • following
      • nontraumatic, nonpuerperal (healed) (old) 569.43
  • Tear, torn (traumatic) - see also Wound, open, by site
    • anus, anal (sphincter) 863.89
      • with open wound in cavity 863.99
      • complicating delivery (healed) (old) 654.8
        • with mucosa 664.3
        • not associated with third-degree perineal laceration 664.6
      • nontraumatic, nonpuerperal (healed) (old) 569.43
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