ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 560.30

Impaction intestine NOS

Diagnosis Code 560.30

ICD-9: 560.30
Short Description: Impaction intestine NOS
Long Description: Impaction of intestine, unspecified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 560.30

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system
    • Other diseases of intestines and peritoneum (560-569)
      • 560 Intestinal obstruction without mention of hernia

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Intestinal Obstruction

Also called: Bowel obstruction, Intestinal volvulus, Paralytic ileus

An intestinal obstruction occurs when food or stool cannot move through the intestines. The obstruction can be complete or partial. There are many causes. The most common are adhesions, hernias, cancers, and certain medicines.

Symptoms include

  • Severe abdominal pain or cramping
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Loud bowel sounds
  • Swelling of the abdomen
  • Inability to pass gas
  • Constipation

A complete intestinal obstruction is a medical emergency. It often requires surgery.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Intestinal obstruction repair
  • Intestinal or bowel obstruction - discharge
  • Intussusception (children)
  • Large bowel resection - discharge
  • Low-residue fiber diet
  • Primary intestinal pseudo-obstruction
  • Small bowel resection
  • Small bowel resection - discharge
  • Total colectomy or proctocolectomy - discharge

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