ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 567.39

Retroperiton infect NEC

Diagnosis Code 567.39

ICD-9: 567.39
Short Description: Retroperiton infect NEC
Long Description: Other retroperitoneal infections
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 567.39

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

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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