ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 576.8

Dis of biliary tract NEC

Diagnosis Code 576.8

ICD-9: 576.8
Short Description: Dis of biliary tract NEC
Long Description: Other specified disorders of biliary tract
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 576.8

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system
    • Other diseases of digestive system (570-579)
      • 576 Other disorders of biliary tract

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Acquired cystic dilatation of common bile duct
  • Adhesion of bile duct
  • Adhesions of biliary tree
  • Aschoff-Rokitansky sinuses
  • Atrophy of bile duct
  • Atrophy of biliary tree
  • Bile duct proliferation
  • Biliary ascariasis
  • Biliary sludge
  • Biliary tract dysplasia
  • Cholangiectasis
  • Choledochocele
  • Cholestasis
  • Cholestasis in newborn
  • Cholestasis of parenteral nutrition
  • Cholestasis of pregnancy complicating childbirth
  • Cholestasis-edema syndrome, Norwegian type
  • Cirrhosis secondary to cholestasis
  • Cyst of bile duct
  • Cyst of biliary tract
  • Cyst of intrahepatic bile ducts
  • Cystic dilatation of common bile duct
  • Disorders of biliary tract anastomosis
  • Drug-induced intrahepatic cholestasis
  • Dysfunction of sphincter of Oddi
  • Extrahepatic cholestasis
  • Familial arthrogryposis-cholestatic hepatorenal syndrome
  • Fibrosis of bile duct
  • Hemobilia
  • Hepatic duct dysplasia
  • Hypertrophy of bile duct
  • Hypertrophy of biliary tract
  • Intrahepatic cholestasis
  • North American Indian intrahepatic cholestasis
  • Obstructive hyperbilirubinemia
  • Progressive intrahepatic cholestasis
  • Stasis of bile duct
  • Toxic liver disease with cholestasis
  • Ulcer of bile duct
  • Ulcer of cystic duct
  • Ulceration of biliary tree
  • Vanishing bile duct syndrome
  • Verbrycke's syndrome

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 576.8 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Bile Duct Diseases

Your liver makes a substance called bile that helps with digestion. Your gallbladder stores it until you need it to digest fat. Then your gallbladder pushes the bile into tubes called bile ducts. They carry the bile to your small intestine.

Different diseases can block the bile ducts and cause a problem with the flow of bile. Gallstones are one of the most common causes of blocked bile ducts. Blocked bile ducts may also result from infection, cancer or internal scar tissue. Scarring can block the bile ducts, which can lead to liver failure.

A rare form of bile duct disease called biliary atresia occurs in infants. It is the most common reason for liver transplants in children in the United States.

  • 5'-nucleotidase
  • ALP - blood test
  • ALP isoenzyme test
  • Antimitochondrial antibody
  • Bile duct obstruction
  • Biliary atresia
  • Biliary stricture
  • Cholangitis
  • Cholestasis
  • ERCP
  • Gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase (GGT) blood test
  • Primary biliary cirrhosis
  • Sclerosing cholangitis

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