Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 580.9
Acute glomerulonephritis with unspecified pathological lesion in kidney
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Acute nephritis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 580.9 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 580.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acute glomerulonephritis
  • Acute nephritic syndrome
  • Acute nephritic syndrome w focal segmental glomerular lesions
  • Acute nephritic syndrome w minimal change lesion
  • Acute nephritic syndrome with minimal change lesion
  • Acute nephritic syndrome, focal and segmental glomerular lesions
  • Acute nephritic syndrome, minor glomerular abnormality
  • Acute nephritis
  • Nephrotoxic serum nephritis
Applies To
  • Glomerulonephritis: specified as acute
    • NOS specified as acute
    • hemorrhagic specified as acute
  • Nephritis specified as acute
  • Nephropathy specified as acute
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 580.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N00.9 Acute nephritic syndrome with unspecified morphologic changes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 580.9:
  • Glomerulonephritis (see also Nephritis) 583.9
    • acute 580.9
      • with
        • exudative nephritis 580.89
        • interstitial nephritis (diffuse) (focal) 580.89
        • necrotizing glomerulitis 580.4
      • extracapillary with epithelial crescents 580.4
      • poststreptococcal 580.0
      • proliferative (diffuse) 580.0
      • rapidly progressive 580.4
      • specified pathology NEC 580.89
  • Nephritis, nephritic (albuminuric) (azotemic) (congenital) (degenerative) (diffuse) (disseminated) (epithelial) (familial) (focal) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (nonsuppurative, excretory) (uremic) 583.9
    • acute 580.9
      • extracapillary with epithelial crescents 580.4
      • hypertensive (see also Hypertension, kidney) 403.90
      • necrotizing 580.4
      • poststreptococcal 580.0
      • proliferative (diffuse) 580.0
      • rapidly progressive 580.4
      • specified pathology NEC 580.89
    • croupous 580.9
    • war 580.9
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