End Stage Liver Disease ICD 9 Code


Billable Medical Code for Other Sequelae of Chronic Liver Disease

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 572.8

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 572.8.

The Short Description Is: Oth sequela, chr liv dis.

Known As

End stage liver disease is also known as alcoholic hepatic failure, chronic hepatic failure, chronic liver failure, chronic liver failure w coma, fulminant hepatic failure, hepatic coma due to chronic hepatic failure, hepatic coma due to subacute liver failure, hepatic failure, hepatic failure as a complication of care, hepatic granulomas in berylliosis, hepatic granulomas in sarcoidosis, hepatic schistosomal granuloma, late effect of chronic liver disease, liver failure, sequela of chronic liver disease, subacute liver failure w coma, subacute liver failure with coma, and subfulminant hepatic failure. This excludes hepatopulmonary syndrome (573.5).

End Stage Liver Disease Definition and Symptoms

End stage liver disease is when the liver has been so severely damaged that it goes into failure. This requires a liver transplant to live. Symptoms that a liver disease has moved into the end stage are extreme fatigue, persistent jaundice, loss of appetite, abdominal swelling, and a change in behavior and thinking.