Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 597.0
Urethral abscess
  • ICD-9-CM 597.0 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 597.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM 597.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 597.0: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract w accessory gland abcess
  • Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract with abscess of accessory gland
  • Gonorrhea, genitourinary tract,abcess
  • Urethral cellulitis
597.0 Excludes
  • urethral caruncle (599.3)
Applies To
  • Abscess of:
    • bulbourethral gland
    • Cowper's gland
    • Littré's gland
  • Abscess:
    • periurethral
    • urethral (gland)
  • Periurethral cellulitis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 597.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N34.0 Urethral abscess
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 597.0:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • bulbourethral gland 597.0
    • Cowper's gland 597.0
    • lacunar 597.0
    • Littre's gland 597.0
    • perineum, perineal (superficial) 682.2
      • deep (with urethral involvement) 597.0
      • urethra 597.0
    • periurethral 597.0
      • gonococcal (acute) 098.0
        • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.2
    • Skene's duct or gland 597.0
    • suburethral 597.0
    • urethra (gland) 597.0
    • urinary 597.0
  • Carbuncle 680.9
    • urethra 597.0
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) (see also Abscess) 682.9
    • periurethral 597.0
  • Pyocele
    • urethra (see also Urethritis) 597.0
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