ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 615.0

Ac uterine inflammation

Diagnosis Code 615.0

ICD-9: 615.0
Short Description: Ac uterine inflammation
Long Description: Acute inflammatory diseases of uterus, except cervix
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 615.0

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system
    • Inflammatory disease of female pelvic organs (614-616)
      • 615 Inflammatory diseases of uterus, except cervix

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • N71.0 - Acute inflammatory disease of uterus

  • Acute endometritis
  • Acute endomyometritis
  • Acute metritis
  • Acute myometritis
  • Acute on chronic endometritis
  • Acute perimetritis
  • Acute uterine inflammatory disease
  • Subacute endometritis
  • Subacute endomyometritis
  • Subacute myometritis
  • Subacute perimetritis
  • Subacute pyometra

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 615.0 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Endometritis (nonspecific) (purulent) (septic) (suppurative) 615.9
      • acute 615.0
      • subacute 615.0
    • Pregnancy (single) (uterine) (without sickness) V22.2
      • complicated (by) 646.9
        • endometritis (conditions classifiable to 615.0-615.9) 670.1
          • decidual 646.6
    • Puerperal
      • endometritis (conditions classifiable to 615.0-615.9) 670.1

Information for Patients

Uterine Diseases

The uterus, or womb, is the place where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. The first sign of a problem with the uterus may be bleeding between periods or after sex. Causes can include hormones, thyroid problems, fibroids, polyps, cancer, infection, or pregnancy.

Treatment depends on the cause. Sometimes birth control pills treat hormonal imbalances. If a thyroid problem is the cause, treating it may also stop the bleeding. If you have cancer or hyperplasia, an overgrowth of normal cells in the uterus, you may need surgery.

With two other uterine problems, tissue that normally lines the uterus grows where it is not supposed to. In endometriosis, it grows outside the uterus. In adenomyosis, it grows in the uterus's outside walls. Pain medicine may help. Other treatments include hormones and surgery.

  • Adenomyosis
  • Asherman syndrome
  • D and C
  • Endometrial ablation
  • Endometrial polyps
  • Endometritis
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Retroversion of the uterus

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