Non-specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 590.0
Chronic pyelonephritis
  • Non-Billable Code
  • There are 2 ICD-9-CM codes below 590.0 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Applies To
  • Chronic pyelitis
  • Chronic pyonephrosis
Code First
  • Code, if applicable, any causal condition first
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