Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 576.4
Fistula of bile duct
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 576.4 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 576.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Choledochoduodenal fistula
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by an abnormal communication between the bile ducts and another organ or anatomic site
  • Abnormal passage in any organ of the biliary tract or between biliary organs and other organs
  • An abnormal communication between the bile ducts and another organ or cavity
Applies To
  • Choledochoduodenal fistula
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 576.4 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM K83.3 Fistula of bile duct
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 576.4:
  • Fistula (sinus) 686.9
    • bile duct (see also Fistula, biliary) 576.4
    • biliary (duct) (tract) 576.4
    • choledochoduodenal 576.4
    • common duct (bile duct) 576.4
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