Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 592.1
Calculus of ureter
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 592.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 592.1 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: 592.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N20.1 Calculus of ureter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Calculus (stone), of ureter
  • Calculus of kidney and ureter
  • Hydronephrosis w renal and ureteral calculus obstruction
  • Hydronephrosis with obstruction by stones
  • Hydronephrosis with renal and ureteral calculous obstruction
  • Renal calculus w ureteral calculus
  • Ureteral calculus
  • ureteric stone
Clinical Information
  • Formation of stones in the ureter
Applies To
  • Ureteric stone
  • Ureterolithiasis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 592.1:
  • Anuria 788.5
    • calculus (impacted) (recurrent) 592.9
  • Calculus, calculi, calculous 592.9
    • ureter (impacted) (recurrent) 592.1
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • ureter (functional) 593.4
      • congenital 753.20
      • due to calculus 592.1
  • Stone(s) - see also Calculus
    • ureter 592.1
  • Ureteritis 593.89
    • due to calculus 592.1
  • Ureterolith 592.1
  • Ureterolithiasis 592.1
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