Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 788.29
Other specified retention of urine
  • Short description: Oth spcf retention urine.
  • ICD-9-CM 788.29 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 788.29 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 788.29: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic retention of urine
  • Clot retention of urine
  • On examination - micturition reflex abnormal - retention
  • Retention of urine due to occlusion of Foley catheter
  • Urinary retention caused by blocked foley catheter
  • Urinary retention caused by foley catheter occlusion
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 788.29 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R33.8 Other retention of urine
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 788.29:
  • Retention, retained
    • urine NEC 788.20
      • bladder, incomplete emptying 788.21
        • due to
          • benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) - see category 600
      • due to
        • benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) - see category 600
      • psychogenic 306.53
      • specified NEC 788.29
  • Urine, urinary - see also condition
    • retention or stasis NEC 788.20
      • bladder, incomplete emptying 788.21
      • psychogenic 306.53
      • specified NEC 788.29
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