Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 590.10
Acute pyelonephritis without lesion of renal medullary necrosis
  • 2014
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • Short description: Ac pyelonephritis NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 590.10 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 590.10 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 590.10.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 590.10: 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 590.10 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N10 Acute tubulo-interstitial nephritis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acute pyelitis
  • Acute pyelitis without renal medullary necrosis
  • Acute pyelonephritis
  • Acute pyelonephritis (kidney infection)
  • Acute pyelonephritis without medullary necrosis
  • Acute pyonephrosis
  • Acute pyonephrosis without renal medullary necrosis
  • Emphysematous pyelitis
  • Emphysematous pyelonephritis
  • Subacute pyelonephritis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 590.10:
  • Pyelitis (congenital) (uremic) 590.80
    • acute 590.10
      • with renal medullary necrosis 590.11
  • Pyelonephritis (see also Pyelitis) 590.80
    • acute 590.10
      • with renal medullary necrosis 590.11
  • Pyonephrosis (congenital) (see also Pyelitis) 590.80
    • acute 590.10
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