ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 569.41

Rectal & anal ulcer

Diagnosis Code 569.41

ICD-9: 569.41
Short Description: Rectal & anal ulcer
Long Description: Ulcer of anus and rectum
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 569.41

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (520–579)
    • Other diseases of intestines and peritoneum (560-569)
      • 569 Other disorders of intestine

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • K62.6 - Ulcer of anus and rectum

Synonyms
  • Amebic perianal ulceration
  • Solitary anal ulcer
  • Stercoral ulcer of anus
  • Stercoral ulcer of rectum
  • Ulcer of anorectal structure
  • Ulcer of anus
  • Ulcer of rectal mucosa
  • Ulcer of rectum

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 569.41 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Stercoraceous, stercoral ulcer 569.82
      • anus or rectum 569.41
    • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative 707.9
      • anorectal 569.41
      • anus (sphincter) (solitary) 569.41
        • varicose - see Varicose, ulcer, anus
      • rectum (sphincter) (solitary) 569.41
        • stercoraceous, stercoral 569.41
        • varicose - see Varicose, ulcer, anus
      • solitary, anus or rectum (sphincter) 569.41
      • stercoral, stercoraceous 569.82
        • anus or rectum 569.41

Information for Patients


Anal Disorders

Also called: Anorectal diseases

The anus is the opening of the rectum through which stool passes out of your body. Problems with the anus are common. They include hemorrhoids, abscesses, fissures (cracks), and cancer.

You may be embarrassed to talk about your anal troubles. But it is important to let your doctor know, especially if you have pain or bleeding. The more details you can give about your problem, the better your doctor will be able to help you. Treatments vary depending on the particular problem.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Anal fissure
  • Anal itching -- self-care
  • Anorectal abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Digital rectal exam
  • Imperforate anus
  • Lower GI Series - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
  • Perianal streptococcal cellulitis


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Rectal Disorders

The rectum is the lower part of your large intestine where your body stores stool. Problems with rectum are common. They include hemorrhoids, abscesses, incontinence and cancer.

Many people are embarrassed to talk about rectal troubles. But seeing your doctor about problems in this area is important. This is especially true if you have pain or bleeding. Treatments vary widely depending on the particular problem.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Anorectal abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Digital rectal exam
  • Lower GI Series - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
  • Proctitis
  • Rectal biopsy
  • Rectal prolapse
  • Rectal prolapse repair


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