Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 788.1
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 788.1 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 788.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Dysuria (painful urination)
Clinical Information
  • Difficulty or pain in urination
  • Painful urination. It is often associated with infections of the lower urinary tract
Applies To
  • Painful urination
  • Strangury
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 788.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R30.0 Dysuria
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R30.9 Painful micturition, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 788.1:
  • Dysuria 788.1
  • Micturition
    • painful 788.1
  • Neuralgia, neuralgic (acute) (see also Neuritis) 729.2
    • bladder 788.1
  • Painful - see also Pain
    • micturition 788.1
    • urination 788.1
  • Strangury 788.1
  • Urination
    • painful 788.1
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 788.1 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.