Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 753.20
Unspecified obstructive defect of renal pelvis and ureter
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015

  • ICD-9-CM 753.20 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 753.20 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: 753.20 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Q62.39 Other obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital anomaly of ureter and renal pelvis
  • Congenital occlusion of ureter
  • Congenital renal pelvis and ureteral defect
  • Congenital ureteral obstruction
  • Defect of renal pelvis and ureter, congenital
  • Obstruction of ureter, congenital
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 753.20:
  • Anomaly, anomalous (congenital) (unspecified type) 759.9
  • Dilatation
    • ureter (idiopathic) 593.89
      • congenital 753.20
      • due to obstruction 593.5
  • Distortion (congenital)
    • ureter 753.4
      • causing obstruction 753.20
  • Kink, kinking
    • ureter (pelvic junction) 593.3
      • congenital 753.20
  • Nephropathy (see also Nephritis) 583.9
    • obstructive 593.89
      • congenital 753.20
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • ureter (functional) 593.4
      • congenital 753.20
      • due to calculus 592.1
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