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Chapter 12 coding

Diseases of the digestive system (520-579) Basic Medical Coding

What is the title and code #'s for chapter 9 of ICD-9-CM? Diseases of the Digestive System (520-579)
The protrusion of a loop or knuckle of an organ or tissue through an abdominal opening. Many different types exist. Hernia
Type of abdominal hernia in which part of the intestine protrudes at the umbilicus and is covered by skin and subcutaneous tissue. Umbilical hernia aka omphalocele
An 'obstruction' hernia can also be known by what terms? This type of hernia cannot be returned or reduced by manipulation; it may or may not be strangulated. incarcerated, or irreducible
ICD-9-CM classifies noninfections enteritis to chapter 9 (555-558). Infection enteritis and colitis are classified to what chapter? Chapter 1, Infectious and Parasitic diseases
Also known as Chrohn's disease and granulomatous enteritis it is defined as a chronic inflammatory disease commonly affecting the distal ileum and colon. Symptoms are chronic diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, anorexia, wight loss, lymphadenitis. Regional enteritis
Type of peritonitis and retroperitoneal infection that occurs as the result of bile in the peritoneal cavity. Choleperitonitis, code 567.81
Blood that is invisible and only detected by microscopic examination or by a guaiac test. It is coded as nonspecific abnormal findings in other body substances, stool contents. Occult blood
Bleeding that results form a GI lesion identified. (bleeding does not have to be occurring at the time of examination but their should be a history of bleeding) Gastrointestinal hemorrhage
One of the most commonly performed surgeries in the US. Procedures can be performed using an "open" technique or laparoscopically. Repair of the hernia
Repair of the herniation that passes through the inguinal triangle in the groin and enters the inguinal canal. The repair involves the abdominal wall between the deep epigastric artery and the edge of the rectus muscle. Direct inguinal hernia
Hernia that occurs when the hernial sac enters the inguinal canal through the deep inguinal ring and may descend farther and emerge from the canal through the deep inguinal ring and may descend farther and emerge from the inguinal ring canal. Indirect Inguinal hernia
Involves making an incision into the stomach to permit insertion of a synthetic feeding tube. This surgery is performed on pts who are unable to ingest food normally bc of stricture or lesions of the esophagus. Gastrostomy
The creation of an artificial opening of the colon through the abdominal wall. Colostomy
What is the title and code #'s for chapter 9 of ICD-10-CM? Diseases of the Digestive System K00-K94
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