ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 556.3

Ulcertve prctosigmoidtis

Diagnosis Code 556.3

ICD-9: 556.3
Short Description: Ulcertve prctosigmoidtis
Long Description: Ulcerative (chronic) proctosigmoiditis
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 556.3

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (520–579)
    • Noninfective enteritis and colitis (555-558)
      • 556 Ulcerative colitis

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 556.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Colitis (acute) (catarrhal) (croupous) (cystica superficialis) (exudative) (hemorrhagic) (noninfectious) (phlegmonous) (presumed noninfectious) 558.9
      • ulcerative (chronic) (idiopathic) (nonspecific) 556.9
        • proctosigmoid 556.3
    • Proctitis 569.49
      • idiopathic 556.2
        • with ulcerative sigmoiditis 556.3
      • ulcerative (chronic) (nonspecific) 556.2
        • with ulcerative sigmoiditis 556.3
    • Proctocolitis, idiopathic 556.2
      • with ulcerative sigmoiditis 556.3
    • Proctosigmoiditis 569.89
      • ulcerative (chronic) 556.3
    • Rectosigmoiditis 569.89
      • ulcerative (chronic) 556.3
    • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
      • proctitis 556.2
        • with ulcerative sigmoiditis 556.3

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