Convert ICD-9-CM Diagnosis 531.51 to ICD-10-CM

531.51 can be converted to ICD-10-CM using the following scenario:
Scenario 1
  • 2021 ICD-10-CM K25.5 Chronic or unspecified gastric ulcer with perforation
  • With:
  • 2021 ICD-10-CM K56.699 Other intestinal obstruction unspecified as to partial versus complete obstruction

Note: approximate conversions between ICD-9-CM codes and ICD-10-CM codes may require clinical interpretation in order to determine the most appropriate conversion code(s) for your specific coding situation.

Source: 2021 ICD-10-CM CMS General Equivalence Mappings.