Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 753.17
Medullary sponge kidney
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 753.17 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 753.17 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: 753.17 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q61.5 Medullary cystic kidney
Clinical Information
  • A developmental disorder of the kidney characterized by cystic dilatation of the medullary collecting ducts, resulting in a spongy gross appearance of the kidney. It may be asymptomatic or complicated by hematuria, infections, or renal stones
  • A non-hereditary kidney disorder characterized by the abnormally dilated (ectasia) medullary and inner papillary portions of the collecting ducts. These collecting ducts usually contain cysts or diverticula filled with jelly-like material or small calculi (kidney stones) leading to infections or obstruction. It should be distinguished from congenital or hereditary polycystic kidney diseases
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 753.17:
  • Medullary
    • sponge kidney 753.17
  • Sponge
    • kidney (medullary) 753.17
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