Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 598.2
Postoperative urethral stricture
  • Short description: POSTOP URETHRAL STRICTUR.
  • ICD-9-CM 598.2 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 598.2 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM 598.2.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 598.2: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Disease Synonyms
  • Female postprocedural urethral stricture
  • Male postprocedural anterior urethral stricture
  • Male postprocedural bulbous urethral stricture
  • Male postprocedural meatal urethral stricture
  • Male postprocedural membranous urethral stricture
  • Male postprocedural urethral stricture
  • Postprocedural anterior urethral stricture
  • Postprocedural bulbous urethral stricture
  • Postprocedural meatal urethral stricture, male
  • Postprocedural membranous urethral stricture
Applies To
  • Postcatheterization stricture of urethra
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 598.2 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM N99.110 Postprocedural urethral stricture, male, meatal
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 598.2:
  • Adhesion(s), adhesive (postinfectional) (postoperative)
    • postoperative (gastrointestinal tract) (see also Adhesions, peritoneum)
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
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