ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 543.9

Diseases of appendix NEC

Diagnosis Code 543.9

ICD-9: 543.9
Short Description: Diseases of appendix NEC
Long Description: Other and unspecified diseases of appendix
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 543.9

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the digestive system (520–579)
    • Appendicitis (540-543)
      • 543 Other diseases of appendix

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Appendiceal colic
  • Appendicular colic
  • Appendicular concretion
  • Appendicular intussusception
  • Appendix hematoma
  • Concretion of appendix
  • Disorder of appendix
  • Diverticulum of appendix
  • Fecolith in appendix
  • Fibrosis of appendix
  • Fibrous obliteration of appendix
  • Fistula of appendix
  • Focal appendicitis
  • Intussusception of appendix
  • Mass of appendix
  • Mucocele of appendix

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