Non-specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 598
Urethral stricture
  • 2015
  • Non-Billable Code

  • There are 5 ICD-9-CM codes below 598 that define this diagnosis in greater detail. Do not use this code on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • Narrowing of any part of the urethra. It is characterized by decreased urinary stream and often other obstructive voiding symptoms
  • Narrowing of the lumen of the urethra
598 Includes
  • pinhole meatus
  • stricture of urinary meatus
598 Excludes
  • congenital stricture of urethra and urinary meatus (753.6)
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