Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 581.81
Nephrotic syndrome in diseases classified elsewhere
  • Short description: Nephrotic syn in oth dis.
  • ICD-9-CM 581.81 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 581.81 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 581.81.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 581.81: 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 581.81 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N08 Glomerular disorders in diseases classified elsewhere
Approximate Synonyms
  • Armanni-Ebstein kidney
  • Diabetes type 1 with nephrotic syndrome
  • Diabetes type 2 with nephrotic syndrome
  • Diabetes-nephrosis syndrome
  • Diabetic intracapillary glomerulosclerosis
  • DM 1 w diabetic nephrotic syndrome
  • DM 2 w diabetic nephrotic syndrome
  • Kimmelstiel-Wilson syndrome
  • Nephrotic syndrome associated with another disorder
  • Nephrotic syndrome due to type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Nephrotic syndrome due to type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Nephrotic syndrome in diabetes mellitus
  • Nephrotic syndrome in polyarteritis nodosa
  • Nephrotic syndrome, secondary
  • Nodular type diabetic glomerulosclerosis
  • Plasmodium malariae malaria w nephropathy
  • Plasmodium malariae malaria with nephropathy
  • Secondary nephrotic syndrome
  • SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus) with nephrosis
  • SLE w nephrosis
  • SLE w nephrotic syndrome
  • SLE with nephrotic syndrome
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus glomerulonephritis syndrome
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus glomerulonephritis syndrome, World Health Organization class II
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus with nephrosis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus with nephrotic syndrom
581.81 Excludes
  • nephrosis in epidemic hemorrhagic fever (078.6)
Code First
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 581.81:
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 581.81 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2011 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.