Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 573.9
Unspecified disorder of liver
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 573.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 573.9 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: 573.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM K76.9 Liver disease, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Disease of liver
  • Disorder of liver (disorder)
  • Hepatic veno-occlusive disease
  • Liver disease
  • Liver disorder in childbirth
  • Liver disorder in pregnancy
  • Liver disorder in pregnancy - delivered
  • Liver disorder of pregnancy, after childbirth
  • Postpartum liver disorder
  • Veno-occlusive disease of the liver
Clinical Information
  • A non-neoplastic or neoplastic disorder that affects the liver parenchyma and intrahepatic bile ducts. Representative examples of non-neoplastic disorders include hepatitis, cirrhosis, cholangitis, and polycystic liver disease. Representative examples of neoplastic disorders include hepatocellular adenoma, hepatocellular carcinoma, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, lymphoma, and angiosarcoma
  • Any disease or dysfunction of the liver and the intrahepatic bile ducts
  • Impairment of health or a condition of abnormal functioning of the liver
  • Pathological processes of the liver
  • Your liver is the largest organ inside your body. It is also one of the most important. The liver has many jobs, including changing food into energy and cleaning alcohol and poisons from the blood. Your liver also makes bile, a yellowish-green liquid that helps with digestion. There are many kinds of liver diseases. Viruses cause some of them, like hepatitis a, hepatitis b and hepatitis c. Others can be the result of drugs, poisons or drinking too much alcohol. If the liver forms scar tissue because of an illness, it's called cirrhosis. jaundice, or yellowing of the skin, can be one sign of liver disease. cancer can affect the liver. You could also inherit a liver disease such as hemochromatosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 573.9:
  • Complaint - see also Disease
    • liver 573.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Distention
    • liver 573.9
  • Dysfunction
    • hepatic 573.9
    • hepatocellular NEC 573.9
    • liver 573.9
  • Engorgement
    • liver 573.9
  • Low
    • function - see also Hypofunction
      • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
      • liver 573.9
  • Palpable
    • liver 573.9
  • Torpid liver 573.9
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