Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 611.9
Unspecified breast disorder
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 611.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 611.9 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: 611.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N64.9 Disorder of breast, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Breast disease
  • Disease of breast
  • Disorder of breast
Clinical Information
  • A non-neoplastic or neoplastic disorder that affects the breast. Representative examples of non-neoplastic disorders include fibrocystic disease, gynecomastia, and mastitis. Representative examples of neoplastic disorders include fibroadenoma, lobular neoplasia, carcinoma, lymphoma, and sarcoma
  • Disease or disorder of the breast
  • Most women experience breast changes at some time. Your age, hormone levels and medicines you take may cause lumps, bumps and discharges. If you have a breast lump, pain, discharge or skin irritation, see your health care provider. Minor and serious breast problems have similar symptoms. Although many women fear cancer, most breast problems are not cancer.some common causes of breast changes are
    • fibrocystic breast condition - lumpiness, thickening and swelling, often associated with a woman's period
    • cysts - fluid-filled lumps
    • fibroadenomas - solid, round, rubbery lumps that move easily when pushed, occurring most in younger women
    • intraductal papillomas - growths similar to warts near the nipple
    • blocked or clogged milk ducts
    • milk production when a woman is not breastfeeding
    • injury
    nih: national cancer institute
  • Pathological processes of the breast
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 611.9:
  • Degeneration, degenerative
    • nipple 611.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • nipple 611.9
  • Disorder - see also Disease
    • breast 611.9
  • Mastopathy, mastopathia 611.9
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