ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 562.00

Dvrtclo sml int w/o hmrg

Diagnosis Code 562.00

ICD-9: 562.00
Short Description: Dvrtclo sml int w/o hmrg
Long Description: Diverticulosis of small intestine (without mention of hemorrhage)
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 562.00

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system
    • Other diseases of intestines and peritoneum (560-569)
      • 562 Diverticula of intestine

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Diverticular disease of both small and large intestine with perforation and abscess
  • Diverticular disease of both small and large intestine without perforation or abscess
  • Diverticulosis of duodenum without diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis of ileum without diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis of jejunum without diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis of small intestine
  • Diverticulosis of the duodenum
  • Diverticulosis of the ileum
  • Diverticulosis of the jejunum
  • Perforated diverticulum of duodenum
  • Perforated diverticulum of small intestine

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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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