Billable Medical Code for Nonspecific Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 289.2
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 289.2.
The Short Description Is: Mesenteric lymphadenitis.
Mesenteric adenitis may be referred to as lymphadenitis mesenteric, mesenteric lymphadenitis. This can be applied to mesenteric lymphadenitis acute or chronic. Clinically referred to as an inflammation of lymph nodes in the mesentery.
Mesenteric Adenitis Definition and Symptoms
Mesenteric adenitis is the result of abdominal pain caused by an inflammation of lymph nodes due to viruses or bacteria. This condition is linked to lymphoma, breast cancer, lung cancer, and gastrointestinal cancer. Infections can be located in singular or multiple places throughout the body. Common symptoms are abdominal pain and tenderness and high fever.