Billable Medical Code for Unspecified Gastritis and Gastroduodenitis
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 535.5
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 535.5.
Gastritis Definition and Symptoms
Gastritis is an irritation, erosion, or inflammation of the stomach lining. Common causes of the this condition are bile reflux, pernicious anemia, or helicobater pylori bacteria. Symptoms can be abdominal bloating/pain, hiccups, loss of appetite, vomiting blood, black stools, burning feeling in the stomach, and recurrent upset stomach.