Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 596.0
Bladder neck obstruction
  • ICD-9-CM 596.0 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 596.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 596.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 596.0: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired bladder neck contracture
  • Acquired contracture of bladder neck
  • Bladder neck contracture
  • Bladder neck stricture
  • Contracture of bladder neck
  • Obstruction of bladder neck
  • Stricture of bladder neck
596.0 Excludes
Applies To
  • Contracture (acquired) of bladder neck or vesicourethral orifice
  • Obstruction (acquired) of bladder neck or vesicourethral orifice
  • Stenosis (acquired) of bladder neck or vesicourethral orifice
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 596.0 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N32.0 Bladder-neck obstruction
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 596.0:
  • Contraction, contracture, contracted
    • bladder 596.89
      • neck or sphincter 596.0
    • vesical 596.89
      • neck or urethral orifice 596.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Marion's (bladder neck obstruction) 596.0
  • Marion's disease (bladder neck obstruction) 596.0
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • bladder neck (acquired) 596.0
    • prostate 600.90
      • with
      • valve (urinary) 596.0
    • urinary (moderate) 599.60
      • organ or tract (lower) 599.60
        • due to
          • benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) - see category 600
        • specified NEC 599.69
          • due to
            • benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) - see category 600
      • prostatic valve 596.0
      • specified NEC 599.69
        • due to
          • benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) - see category 600
    • vesical 596.0
    • vesicourethral orifice 596.0
  • Stenosis (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
    • bladder neck (acquired) 596.0
  • Strangulation, strangulated 994.7
    • bladder neck 596.0
    • vesicourethral orifice 596.0
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
    • vesicourethral orifice 596.0
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