Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: ICD-9-CM Code
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is a condition in which the stomach fluids flow back into the esophagus and cause irritation and inflammation of the esophageal lining. The most common symptom of GERD is heartburn. If left untreated, it can also cause esophagitis (irritation of the esophageal lining) and a condition known as Barrett’s esophagus.
ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: 530.81
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ICD-9-CM stands for “The International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification”. ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions.