Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 599.60
Urinary obstruction, unspecified
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Urinary obstruction NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 599.60 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 599.60 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Acquired obstructive uropathy
  • Acquired urinary tract obstruction
  • Obstruction of urethra
  • Obstructive and reflux uropathy
  • Obstructive uropathy, acquired
  • Reflux uropathy
  • Urethral obstruction
  • Urinary tract obstruction
  • Uropathy, obstructive
Applies To
  • Obstructive uropathy NOS
  • Urinary (tract) obstruction NOS
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 599.60 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N13.9 Obstructive and reflux uropathy, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 599.60:
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • urethra 599.60
    • urinary (moderate) 599.60
      • organ or tract (lower) 599.60
        • due to
          • benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) - see category 600
        • specified NEC 599.69
          • due to
            • benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) - see category 600
      • prostatic valve 596.0
      • specified NEC 599.69
        • due to
          • benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) - see category 600
    • uropathy 599.60
  • Uropathy 599.9
    • obstructive 599.60
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