Specific code 2006 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 590.01
Chronic pyelonephritis with lesion of renal medullary necrosis
  • Short description: CHR PYELONEPH W MED NECR.
  • ICD-9-CM 590.01 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 590.01 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2006 version of ICD-9-CM 590.01.
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 590.01 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N11.0 Nonobstructive reflux-associated chronic pyelonephritis
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N11.8 Other chronic tubulo-interstitial nephritis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 590.01:
  • Pyelitis (congenital) (uremic) 590.80
    • chronic 590.00
      • with
        • renal medullary necrosis 590.01
        • puerperium 646.6
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