Specific code 2009 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 593.4
Other ureteric obstruction
  • Short description: URETERIC OBSTRUCTION NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 593.4 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 593.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2009 version of ICD-9-CM 593.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 593.4: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Drug-induced retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Extrinsic ureteral obstruction
  • Hydronephrosis with ureteropelvic junction obstruction
  • Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Obstruction of pelviureteric junction
  • Obstruction of ureter
  • Occlusion of ureter
  • Occlusion of ureter by external compression
  • Retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Ureteral obstruction
  • Ureteral occlusion due to external compression
593.4 Excludes
  • that due to calculus (592.1)
Applies To
  • Idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis
  • Occlusion NOS of ureter
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 593.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N13.8 Other obstructive and reflux uropathy
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 593.4:
  • Anuria 788.5
    • postrenal 593.4
  • Crisis
    • Dietl's 593.4
  • Dietl's crisis 593.4
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Ormond's 593.4
  • Extravasation
    • pelvicalyceal 593.4
    • pyelosinus 593.4
  • Fasciitis 729.4
    • perirenal 593.4
  • Fibrosis, fibrotic
    • retroperitoneal, idiopathic 593.4
  • Hernia, hernial (acquired) (recurrent) 553.9
    • ureter 593.89
      • with obstruction 593.4
  • Intussusception (colon) (enteric) (intestine) (rectum) 560.0
    • ureter (obstruction) 593.4
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • pelviureteral junction (see also Obstruction, ureter) 593.4
    • ureter (functional) 593.4
  • Occlusion
    • ureter (complete) (partial) 593.4
  • Ormond's disease or syndrome 593.4
  • Ovarian - see also condition
    • vein syndrome 593.4
  • Prolapse, prolapsed
    • ureter 593.89
      • with obstruction 593.4
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • Ormond's 593.4
    • periurethral fibrosis 593.4
    • retroperitoneal fibrosis 593.4
  • Tortuous
    • ureter 593.4
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