ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 567.1

Pneumococcal peritonitis

Diagnosis Code 567.1

ICD-9: 567.1
Short Description: Pneumococcal peritonitis
Long Description: Pneumococcal peritonitis
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 567.1

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system
    • Other diseases of intestines and peritoneum (560-569)
      • 567 Peritonitis

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 567.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Peritonitis (acute) (adhesive) (fibrinous) (hemorrhagic) (idiopathic) (localized) (perforative) (primary) (with adhesions) (with effusion) 567.9
      • pneumococcal 567.1

Information for Patients

Peritoneal Disorders

Your peritoneum is the tissue that lines your abdominal wall and covers most of the organs in your abdomen. A liquid, peritoneal fluid, lubricates the surface of this tissue.

Disorders of the peritoneum are not common. They include

  • Peritonitis - an inflammation of the peritoneum
  • Cancer
  • Complications from peritoneal dialysis

Your doctor may use imaging tests or lab tests to analyze the peritoneal fluid to diagnose the problem. Treatment of peritoneal disorders depends on the cause.

  • Abdominal tap
  • Peritoneal fluid analysis
  • Peritoneal fluid culture
  • Peritonitis
  • Peritonitis - secondary
  • Peritonitis - spontaneous
  • Retroperitoneal inflammation

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