Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 581.3
Nephrotic syndrome with lesion of minimal change glomerulonephritis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Minimal change nephrosis.
  • ICD-9-CM 581.3 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 581.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic nephritic syndrome
  • Chronic nephritic syndrome w minimal change lesion
  • Chronic nephritic syndrome, minor glomerular abnormality
  • Congenital nephrotic syndrome
  • Hereditary minor glomerular abnormality
  • Hereditary nephropathy
  • Hereditary nephropathy w minimal change lesion
  • Isolated proteinuria
  • Isolated proteinuria w minimal change lesion
  • Isolated proteinuria with specified morphological lesion, minor glomerular abnormality
  • Minimal change disease
  • Nephrotic syndrome
  • Nephrotic syndrome w minimal change lesion
  • Nephrotic syndrome, minor glomerular abnormality
  • Rapidly progressive nephritic syndrome
  • Rapidly progressive nephritic syndrome w minimal change lesion
  • Rapidly progressive nephritic syndrome, minor glomerular abnormality
  • Recurrent & persistent hematuria
  • Recurrent & persistent hematuria w minimal change lesion
  • Recurrent and persistent hematuria, minor glomerular abnormality (disorder)
  • Recurrent or persistent hematuria, minor glomerular abnormality
Applies To
  • Foot process disease
  • Lipoid nephrosis
  • Minimal change:
    • glomerular disease
    • glomerulitis
    • nephrotic syndrome
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 581.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N04.0 Nephrotic syndrome with minor glomerular abnormality
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 581.3:
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • foot process 581.3
    • glomerular
      • membranous, idiopathic 581.1
      • minimal change 581.3
  • Foot - see also condition
    • process disease 581.3
  • Glomerulonephritis (see also Nephritis) 583.9
    • minimal change 581.3
  • Lipoid - see also condition
    • nephrosis (see also Nephrosis) 581.3
  • Nephritis, nephritic (albuminuric) (azotemic) (congenital) (degenerative) (diffuse) (disseminated) (epithelial) (familial) (focal) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (nonsuppurative, excretory) (uremic) 583.9
    • minimal change 581.3
  • Nephrosis, nephrotic (Epstein's) (syndrome) 581.9
    • with
      • lesion of
        • focal glomerulosclerosis 581.1
        • glomerulonephritis
          • endothelial 581.2
          • hypocomplementemic persistent 581.2
          • lobular 581.2
          • membranoproliferative 581.2
          • membranous 581.1
          • mesangiocapillary 581.2
          • minimal change 581.3
          • mixed membranous and proliferative 581.2
          • proliferative 581.0
        • segmental hyalinosis 581.1
        • specified pathology NEC 581.89
    • lipoid 581.3
    • minimal change 581.3
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