Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 788.63
Urgency of urination
  • ICD-9-CM 788.63 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 788.63 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate)
  • BPH w urinary urgency
  • Urgent desire to urinate
  • Urinary urgency
  • Urinary urgency due to benign prostatic hypertrophy
788.63 Excludes
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 788.63 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R39.15 Urgency of urination
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 788.63:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
  • Urination
    • urgency 788.63
  • Urine, urinary - see also condition
    • urgency 788.63
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