Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 572.4
Hepatorenal syndrome
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 572.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 572.4 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: 572.4 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K76.7 Hepatorenal syndrome
Approximate Synonyms
  • Cholemic nephrosis
  • Hepatorenal syndrome due to a procedure
  • Nephrosis, cholemic
  • Postprocedural hepatorenal syndrome
Clinical Information
  • Functional kidney failure in patients with liver disease, usually liver cirrhosis or portal hypertension (hypertension, portal), and in the absence of intrinsic renal disease or kidney abnormality. It is characterized by intense renal vasculature constriction, reduced renal blood flow, oliguria, and sodium retention
572.4 Excludes
  • that following delivery (674.8)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 572.4:
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • hepatorenal 572.4
  • Failure, failed
    • hepatorenal 572.4
  • Heyd's syndrome (hepatorenal) 572.4
  • Nephrosis, nephrotic (Epstein's) (syndrome) 581.9
    • cholemic 572.4
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • hepatorenal 572.4
    • hepatourologic 572.4
    • Heyd's (hepatorenal) 572.4
    • liver-kidney 572.4
    • urohepatic 572.4
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