Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 588.1
Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 588.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 588.1 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).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 588.1 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N25.1 Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
Approximate Synonyms
  • Partial nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
Clinical Information
  • A genetic or acquired polyuric disorder characterized by persistent hypotonic urine and hypokalemia. This condition is due to renal tubular insensitivity to vasopressin and failure to reduce urine volume. It may be the result of mutations of genes encoding vasopressin receptors or aquaporin-2 (aquaporins); kidney diseases; adverse drug effects; or complications from pregnancy
  • Diabetes insipidus caused by insensitivity of the kidneys to antidiuretic hormone
  • Polyuric disorder characterized by normal rates of renal filtration and solute excretion, but a persistent hypotonic urine due to the failure of renal tubules to respond to antidiuretic hormones, such as vasopressin, to reduce urine volume; tubular insensitivity to vasopressin can result from genetic defects, diseases, drug effects, or may occur with pregnancy
588.1 Excludes
  • diabetes insipidus NOS (253.5)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 588.1:
  • Diabetes, diabetic (brittle) (congenital) (familial) (mellitus) (severe) (slight) (without complication) 250.0
    • insipidus 253.5
      • nephrogenic 588.1
      • pituitary 253.5
      • vasopressin-resistant 588.1
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