Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 589.1
Bilateral small kidneys
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 589.1 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 589.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bilat small kidneys
  • Bilateral small kidney
  • Small kidneys, bilateral
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 589.1 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N27.1 Small kidney, bilateral
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 589.1:
  • Small, smallness
    • kidney, unknown cause 589.9
      • bilateral 589.1
      • unilateral 589.0
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