Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 788.42
  • 2015
  • Billable Code
  • ICD-9-CM 788.42 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 788.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Polyuria (excessive urination)
Clinical Information
  • Urination of a large volume of urine with an increase in urinary frequency, commonly seen in diabetes (diabetes mellitus; diabetes insipidus)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 788.42 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM R35.8 Other polyuria
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 788.42:
  • Discharge
    • excessive urine 788.42
  • Diuresis 788.42
  • Frequency (urinary) NEC 788.41
    • polyuria 788.42
  • Polyuria 788.42
  • Secretion
    • urinary
      • excessive 788.42
      • suppression 788.5
  • Urine, urinary - see also condition
    • discharge, excessive 788.42
    • secretion
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 788.42 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.