ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 619.1

Digest-genit fistul, fem

Diagnosis Code 619.1

ICD-9: 619.1
Short Description: Digest-genit fistul, fem
Long Description: Digestive-genital tract fistula, female
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 619.1

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system
    • Other disorders of female genital tract (617-629)
      • 619 Fistula involving female genital tract

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients


A fistula is an abnormal connection between two parts inside of the body. Fistulas may develop between different organs, such as between the esophagus and the windpipe or the bowel and the vagina. They can also develop between two blood vessels, such as between an artery and a vein or between two arteries.

Some people are born with a fistula. Other common causes of fistulas include

  • Complications from surgery
  • Injury
  • Infection
  • Diseases, such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis

Treatment depends on the cause of the fistula, where it is, and how bad it is. Some fistulas will close on their own. In some cases, you may need antibiotics and/or surgery.

  • Fistula
  • Gastrointestinal fistula

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