Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 575.1
Other cholecystitis
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 3 ICD-9-CM codes below 575.1 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by inflammation involving the gallbladder. It may be associated with the presence of gallstones
  • An acute or chronic inflammation involving the gallbladder wall. It may be associated with the presence of gallstones
  • Inflammation of the gallbladder; generally caused by impairment of bile flow, gallstones in the biliary tract, infections, or other diseases
575.1 Excludes
  • that with:
    • choledocholithiasis (574.4)
    • choledocholithiasis and cholelithiasis (574.8)
    • cholelithiasis (574.1)
Applies To
  • Cholecystitis without mention of calculus:
    • NOS without mention of calculus
    • chronic without mention of calculus
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