Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 597.80
Urethritis, unspecified
  • Short description: Urethritis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 597.80 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 597.80 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 597.80.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 597.80: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 597.80 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N34.1 Nonspecific urethritis
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N34.2 Other urethritis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Bacterial urethritis
  • Candida urethritis
  • Candidal urethritis
  • Infections of urethra in pregnancy
  • Nongonococcal urethritis
  • Nonspecific urethritis
  • Urethra infection in pregnancy
  • Urethritis
  • Urethritis, nonspecific
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 597.80:
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • urethra (see also Urethritis) 597.80
  • Urethritis (abacterial) (acute) (allergic) (anterior) (chronic) (nonvenereal) (posterior) (recurrent) (simple) (subacute) (ulcerative) (undifferentiated) 597.80
    • diplococcal (acute) 098.0
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.2
    • due to Trichomonas (vaginalis) 131.02
    • gonococcal (acute) 098.0
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.2
    • nonspecific (sexually transmitted) (see also Urethritis, nongonococcal) 099.40
    • not sexually transmitted 597.80
    • trichomonal or due to Trichomonas (vaginalis) 131.02
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 016.3
    • venereal NEC (see also Urethritis, nongonococcal) 099.40
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