Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 581.89
Nephrotic syndrome with other specified pathological lesion in kidney
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Nephrotic syndrome NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 581.89 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 581.89 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 2014 version of ICD-9-CM 581.89.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 581.89: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 581.89 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N04.8 Nephrotic syndrome with other morphologic changes
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute nephritic syndrome
  • Acute nephritic syndrome w crescentic glomerulonephritis
  • Acute nephritic syndrome, diffuse crescentic glomerulonephritis
  • Hemoglobinuric nephrosis
  • Renal medullary washout
Applies To
  • Glomerulonephritis with edema and lesion of:
    • exudative nephritis
    • interstitial (diffuse) (focal) nephritis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 581.89:
  • Glomerulonephritis (see also Nephritis) 583.9
    • interstitial (diffuse) (focal) 583.89
    • parenchymatous 581.89
    • specified pathology or lesion NEC 583.89
  • Nephritis, nephritic (albuminuric) (azotemic) (congenital) (degenerative) (diffuse) (disseminated) (epithelial) (familial) (focal) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (nonsuppurative, excretory) (uremic) 583.9
    • interstitial (diffuse) (focal) 583.89
    • parenchymatous 581.89
  • Nephrosis, nephrotic (Epstein's) (syndrome) 581.9
    • with
      • lesion of
        • focal glomerulosclerosis 581.1
        • glomerulonephritis
        • segmental hyalinosis 581.1
        • specified pathology NEC 581.89
    • specified lesion or cause NEC 581.89
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