ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 789.51

Malignant ascites

Diagnosis Code 789.51

ICD-9: 789.51
Short Description: Malignant ascites
Long Description: Malignant ascites
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 789.51

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions
    • Symptoms (780-789)
      • 789 Other symptoms involving abdomen and pelvis

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • R18.0 - Malignant ascites

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 789.51 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Ascites 789.59
      • cancerous (M8000/6) 789.51
      • malignant (M8000/6) 789.51
    • Fluid
      • peritoneal cavity 789.59
        • malignant 789.51

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