Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 593.9
Unspecified disorder of kidney and ureter
  • Short description: Renal & ureteral dis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 593.9 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 593.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 593.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 593.9: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abnl renal function
  • Abnl renal tubular function
  • Abnormal renal function
  • Abnormal renal tubular function
  • Disorder of ureter
  • Impaired renal function
  • Kidney disease
  • Kidney lesion
  • Kidney mass
  • Renal failure syndrome
  • Renal function impaired
  • Renal impairment
  • Renal insufficiency
  • Renal mass
  • Ureteral disorder
593.9 Excludes
Applies To
  • Acute renal disease
  • Acute renal insufficiency
  • Renal disease NOS
  • Salt-losing nephritis or syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 593.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N28.9 Disorder of kidney and ureter, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 593.9:
  • Backflow (pyelovenous) (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Block
    • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Cachexia 799.4
    • renal (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Complaint - see also Disease
    • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Damage
    • renal (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Depletion
    • salt or sodium 276.1
      • causing heat exhaustion or prostration 992.4
      • nephropathy 593.9
  • Deposit
    • urate, in kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • renal (functional) (pelvis) (see also Disease, kidney) 593.9
      • with
        • edema (see also Nephrosis) 581.9
        • exudative nephritis 583.89
        • lesion of interstitial nephritis 583.89
        • stated generalized cause - see Nephritis
      • acute 593.9
      • basement membrane NEC 583.89
        • with pulmonary hemorrhage (Goodpasture's syndrome) 446.21 [583.81]
      • chronic (see also Disease, kidney, chronic) 585.9
      • complicating pregnancy or puerperium NEC 646.2
        • with hypertension - see Toxemia, of pregnancy
        • affecting fetus or newborn 760.1
      • cystic, congenital (see also Cystic, disease, kidney) 753.10
      • diabetic 250.4 [583.81]
      • due to
      • end-stage 585.6
      • exudative 583.89
      • fibrocystic (congenital) 753.19
      • gonococcal 098.19 [583.81]
      • gouty 274.10
      • hypertensive (see also Hypertension, kidney) 403.90
      • immune complex NEC 583.89
      • interstitial (diffuse) (focal) 583.89
      • lupus 710.0 [583.81]
      • maternal, affecting fetus or newborn 760.1
      • phosphate-losing (tubular) 588.0
      • polycystic (congenital) 753.12
      • specified lesion or cause NEC (see also Glomerulonephritis) 583.89
      • subacute 581.9
      • syphilitic 095.4
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 016.0 [583.81]
      • tubular (see also Nephrosis, tubular) 584.5
    • ureter 593.9
  • Disorder - see also Disease
  • Dysfunction
    • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Impaired, impairment (function)
    • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
    • renal (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Inaction, kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Inefficiency
    • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Infiltrate, infiltration
    • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Insufficiency, insufficient
    • kidney
    • renal 593.9
  • Lesion(s)
    • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Low
    • function - see also Hypofunction
      • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
      • liver 573.9
    • reserve, kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
    • salt syndrome 593.9
  • Mass
    • kidney (see also Disease, kidney) 593.9
  • Nephritis, nephritic (albuminuric) (azotemic) (congenital) (degenerative) (diffuse) (disseminated) (epithelial) (familial) (focal) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (nonsuppurative, excretory) (uremic) 583.9
    • salt-losing or salt-wasting (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Nephropathy (see also Nephritis) 583.9
    • salt-losing or salt-wasting (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Nonfunctioning
    • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Reduction
    • function
      • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
      • liver 573.8
  • Reserve, decreased or low
    • cardiac - see Disease, heart
      • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Salt-losing
    • nephritis (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
    • syndrome (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Swelling 782.3
    • tubular (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • salt
      • depletion (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
        • due to heat NEC 992.8
          • causing heat exhaustion or prostration 992.4
      • low (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
    • salt-losing (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
    • Thorn's (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Thorn's syndrome (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Toxemia 799.89
    • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
    • renal (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
  • Trouble - see also Disease
    • kidney (see also Disease, renal) 593.9
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