Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 598.9
Urethral stricture unspecified
  • Short description: Urethral stricture NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 598.9 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 598.9 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 598.9.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 598.9: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Meatal stenosis
  • Stenosis of urinary meatus
  • Urethral stricture
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 598.9 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N35.9 Urethral stricture, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 598.9:
  • Ankylurethria (see also Stricture, urethra) 598.9
  • Narrowing
    • urethra (see also Stricture, urethra) 598.9
  • Occlusion
    • urethra (see also Stricture, urethra) 598.9
  • Pinhole meatus (see also Stricture, urethra) 598.9
  • Pinpoint
    • meatus (see also Stricture, urethra) 598.9
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • urethra (see also Stricture, urethra) 598.9
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
    • meatus
      • ear (congenital) 744.02
        • acquired (see also Stricture, ear canal, acquired) 380.50
      • osseous (congenital) (ear) 744.03
        • acquired (see also Stricture, ear canal, acquired) 380.50
      • urinarius (see also Stricture, urethra) 598.9
    • urinary meatus (see also Stricture, urethra) 598.9
  • Tight, tightness
    • urethral sphincter 598.9
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