Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 593.82
Ureteral fistula
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 593.82 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 593.82 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: 593.82 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N28.89 Other specified disorders of kidney and ureter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Ureteric fistula
Clinical Information
  • An abnormal communication between the ureter and another organ or anatomic site
593.82 Excludes
  • fistula between ureter and female genital tract (619.0)
Applies To
  • Intestinoureteral fistula
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 593.82:
  • Fistula (sinus) 686.9
    • intestinoureteral 593.82
    • perineum, perineal (with urethral involvement) NEC 599.1
      • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 017.9
      • ureter 593.82
    • rectoureteral 593.82
    • ureter (persistent) 593.82
    • ureteroabdominal 593.82
    • ureterocervical 593.82
    • ureterorectal 593.82
    • ureterosigmoido-abdominal 593.82
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