Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 583.6
Nephritis and nephropathy, not specified as acute or chronic, with lesion of renal cortical necrosis
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Renal cort necrosis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 583.6 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 583.6 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Nephritis NOS with (renal) cortical necrosis
  • Nephropathy NOS with (renal) cortical necrosis
  • Renal cortical necrosis NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 583.6 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N17.1 Acute kidney failure with acute cortical necrosis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 583.6:
  • Cortical - see also condition
    • necrosis, kidney (bilateral) 583.6
  • Glomerulonephritis (see also Nephritis) 583.9
  • Necrosis, necrotic
    • cortical, kidney 583.6
    • kidney (bilateral) 583.9
      • acute 584.9
      • cortical 583.6
        • acute 584.6
          • with
            • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with renal failure
            • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.3
            • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.3
          • complicating pregnancy 646.2
            • affecting fetus or newborn 760.1
          • following labor and delivery 669.3
      • medullary (papillary) (see also Pyelitis) 590.80
        • in
          • acute renal failure 584.7
          • nephritis, nephropathy 583.7
      • papillary (see also Pyelitis) 590.80
        • in
          • acute renal failure 584.7
          • nephritis, nephropathy 583.7
      • tubular 584.5
        • with
          • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with renal failure
          • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.3
          • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.3
        • complicating
        • following labor and delivery 669.3
        • traumatic 958.5
  • Nephritis, nephritic (albuminuric) (azotemic) (congenital) (degenerative) (diffuse) (disseminated) (epithelial) (familial) (focal) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (nonsuppurative, excretory) (uremic) 583.9
  • Nephropathy (see also Nephritis) 583.9
    • with
      • exudative nephritis 583.89
      • interstitial nephritis (diffuse) (focal) 583.89
      • medullary necrosis 583.7
      • necrosis 583.9
        • cortical 583.6
        • medullary or papillary 583.7
      • papillary necrosis 583.7
      • specified lesion or cause NEC 583.89
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