ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 537.9

Gastroduodenal dis NOS

Diagnosis Code 537.9

ICD-9: 537.9
Short Description: Gastroduodenal dis NOS
Long Description: Unspecified disorder of stomach and duodenum
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 537.9

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system
    • Diseases of esophagus, stomach, and duodenum (530-539)
      • 537 Other disorders of stomach and duodenum

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Deformed duodenal cap
  • Disorder of duodenum
  • Disorder of stomach
  • Duodenal anastomotic leak
  • Duodenal cyst
  • Gastric xanthelasma
  • Mass of stomach
  • Mild stomach dysplasia
  • Moderate stomach dysplasia
  • Polyp of duodenum
  • Portal hypertensive gastropathy
  • Severe stomach dysplasia

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 537.9 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Small Intestine Disorders

Your small intestine is the longest part of your digestive system - about twenty feet long! It connects your stomach to your large intestine (or colon) and folds many times to fit inside your abdomen. Your small intestine does most of the digesting of the foods you eat. It has three areas called the duodenum, the ileum, and the jejunum.

Problems with the small intestine can include:

  • Bleeding
  • Celiac disease
  • Crohn's disease
  • Infections
  • Intestinal cancer
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Ulcers, such as peptic ulcer

Treatment of disorders of the small intestine depends on the cause.

  • Culture - duodenal tissue
  • Duodenal atresia
  • EGD - esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  • Enteritis
  • Enteroscopy
  • Meckel's diverticulectomy
  • Meckel's diverticulum
  • Necrotizing enterocolitis
  • Short bowel syndrome
  • Small bowel bacterial overgrowth
  • Small bowel resection
  • Small bowel resection - discharge
  • Upper GI and small bowel series

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Stomach Disorders

Also called: Gastric disorders

Your stomach is an organ between your esophagus and small intestine. It is where digestion of protein begins. The stomach has three tasks. It stores swallowed food. It mixes the food with stomach acids. Then it sends the mixture on to the small intestine.

Most people have a problem with their stomach at one time or another. Indigestion and heartburn are common problems. You can relieve some stomach problems with over-the-counter medicines and lifestyle changes, such as avoiding fatty foods or eating more slowly. Other problems like peptic ulcers or GERD require medical attention.

You should see a doctor if you have any of the following:

  • Blood when you have a bowel movement
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Heartburn not relieved by antacids
  • Unintended weight loss
  • Ongoing vomiting or diarrhea

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Bezoar
  • Dumping Syndrome - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroparesis
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Pyloroplasty
  • Stomach acid test
  • Upper GI and small bowel series

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