Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 582.9
Chronic glomerulonephritis with unspecified pathological lesion in kidney
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Chronic nephritis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 582.9 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 582.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Chronic glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic nephritis
  • Glomerulonephritis, chronic
  • Nephropathy or nephritis, chronic
Applies To
  • Glomerulonephritis: specified as chronic
    • NOS specified as chronic
    • hemorrhagic specified as chronic
  • Nephritis specified as chronic
  • Nephropathy specified as chronic
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 582.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N03.9 Chronic nephritic syndrome with unspecified morphologic changes
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 582.9:
  • Glomerulonephritis (see also Nephritis) 583.9
    • chronic 582.9
      • with
        • exudative nephritis 582.89
        • interstitial nephritis (diffuse) (focal) 582.89
        • necrotizing glomerulitis 582.4
        • specified pathology or lesion NEC 582.89
      • endothelial 582.2
      • extracapillary with epithelial crescents 582.4
      • hypocomplementemic persistent 582.2
      • lobular 582.2
      • membranoproliferative 582.2
      • membranous 582.1
      • mesangiocapillary 582.2
      • mixed membranous and proliferative 582.2
      • proliferative (diffuse) 582.0
      • rapidly progressive 582.4
      • sclerosing 582.1
    • latent or quiescent 582.9
  • Nephritis, nephritic (albuminuric) (azotemic) (congenital) (degenerative) (diffuse) (disseminated) (epithelial) (familial) (focal) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (nonsuppurative, excretory) (uremic) 583.9
    • atrophic 582.9
    • chronic 582.9
      • arteriosclerotic (see also Hypertension, kidney) 403.90
      • hypertensive (see also Hypertension, kidney) 403.90
  • Small, smallness
    • white kidney 582.9
  • White - see also condition
    • kidney
      • large - see Nephrosis
      • small 582.9
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