2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 572.3
- ICD-9-CM 572.3 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 572.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- A disorder characterized by an increase in blood pressure in the portal venous system
- Abnormal increase of resistance to blood flow within the hepatic portal system, frequently seen in liver cirrhosis and conditions with obstruction of the portal vein
- Abnormally increased pressure in the portal venous system, frequently seen in cirrhosis of the liver and other conditions causing obstruction of the portal vein
- High blood pressure in the vein that carries blood to the liver from the stomach, small and large intestines, spleen, pancreas, and gallbladder. It is usually caused by a block in the blood flow through the liver due to cirrhosis (scarring) of the liver
- Increased blood pressure in the portal venous system. It is most commonly caused by cirrhosis. Other causes include portal vein thrombosis, budd-chiari syndrome, and right heart failure. Complications include ascites, esophageal varices, encephalopathy, and splenomegaly
- Use additional code for any associated complications, such as:
- portal hypertensive gastropathy (537.89)
Convert to ICD-10-CM
converts directly to:
- 2015 ICD-10-CM K76.6 Portal hypertension