Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 598.1
Traumatic urethral stricture
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Traum urethral stricture.
  • ICD-9-CM 598.1 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 598.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Female posttraumatic urethral stricture
  • Female post-traumatic urethral stricture
  • Female urethral stricture due to childbirth
  • Male posttraumatic anterior urethral stricture
  • Male posttraumatic bulbous urethral stricture
  • Male posttraumatic membranous urethral stricture
  • Male posttraumatic urethral meatus stricture
  • Male posttraumatic urethral stricture
  • Postobstetric urethral stricture
  • Posttraumatic anterior urethral stricture
  • Posttraumatic bulbous urethral stricture
  • Posttraumatic membranous urethral stricture
598.1 Excludes
  • postoperative following surgery on genitourinary tract (598.2)
Applies To
  • Stricture of urethra:
    • late effect of injury
    • postobstetric
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 598.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N35.014 Post-traumatic urethral stricture, male, unspecified
    Or:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N35.028 Other post-traumatic urethral stricture, female
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 598.1:
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