2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N19

Unspecified kidney failure

Applicable To
  • Uremia NOS
Type 1 Excludes
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A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as N19. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • acute kidney failure (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N17
    • N17 Acute kidney failure
      • N17.0 Acute kidney failure with tubular necrosis
      • N17.1 Acute kidney failure with acute cortical necr...
      • N17.2 Acute kidney failure with medullary necrosis
      • N17.8 Other acute kidney failure
      • N17.9 Acute kidney failure, unspecified
    N17.-
    )
  • chronic kidney disease (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N18
    • N18 Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
      • N18.1 Chronic kidney disease, stage 1
      • N18.2 Chronic kidney disease, stage 2 (mild)
      • N18.3 Chronic kidney disease, stage 3 (moderate)
      • N18.4 Chronic kidney disease, stage 4 (severe)
      • N18.5 Chronic kidney disease, stage 5
      • N18.6 End stage renal disease
      • N18.9 Chronic kidney disease, unspecified
    N18.-
    )
  • chronic uremia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N18.9

    Chronic kidney disease, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic renal disease
    • Chronic renal failure NOS
    • Chronic renal insufficiency
    • Chronic uremia NOS
    • Diffuse sclerosing glomerulonephritis NOS
    N18.9
    )
  • extrarenal uremia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R39.2

    Extrarenal uremia

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Prerenal uremia
    Type 1 Excludes
    • uremia NOS (N19)
    R39.2
    )
  • prerenal uremia (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R39.2

    Extrarenal uremia

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Prerenal uremia
    Type 1 Excludes
    • uremia NOS (N19)
    R39.2
    )
  • renal insufficiency (acute) (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N28.9

    Disorder of kidney and ureter, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Nephropathy NOS
    • Renal disease (acute) NOS
    • Renal insufficiency (acute)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chronic renal insufficiency (N18.9)
    • unspecified nephritic syndrome (N05.-)
    N28.9
    )
  • uremia of newborn (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code P96.0

    Congenital renal failure

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Code on Newborn Record
    Applicable To
    • Uremia of newborn
    P96.0
    )
The following code(s) above N19 contain annotation back-references
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  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
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  • Excludes2 annotations, or
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that may be applicable to N19:
  • N00-N99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range N00-N99

    Diseases of the genitourinary system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the genitourinary system
  • N17-N19
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range N17-N19

    Acute kidney failure and chronic kidney disease

    Type 2 Excludes
    • congenital renal failure (P96.0)
    • drug- and heavy-metal-induced tubulo-interstitial and tubular conditions (N14.-)
    • extrarenal uremia (R39.2)
    • hemolytic-uremic syndrome (D59.3)
    • hepatorenal syndrome (K76.7)
    • postpartum hepatorenal syndrome (O90.4)
    • posttraumatic renal failure (T79.5)
    • prerenal uremia (R39.2)
    • renal failure complicating abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.4)
    • renal failure following labor and delivery (O90.4)
    • renal failure postprocedural (N99.0)
    Acute kidney failure and chronic kidney disease
Approximate Synonyms Clinical Information ICD-10-CM N19 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v35.0):

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Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to N19:

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to N19:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N19
N17.8 Other acute kidney failure
N17.9 Acute kidney failure, unspecified
N18 Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
N18.1 Chronic kidney disease, stage 1
N18.2 Chronic kidney disease, stage 2 (mild)
N18.3 Chronic kidney disease, stage 3 (moderate)
N18.4 Chronic kidney disease, stage 4 (severe)
N18.5 Chronic kidney disease, stage 5
N18.6 End stage renal disease
N18.9 Chronic kidney disease, unspecified
N19 Unspecified kidney failure
N20 Calculus of kidney and ureter
N20.0 Calculus of kidney
N20.1 Calculus of ureter
N20.2 Calculus of kidney with calculus of ureter
N20.9 Urinary calculus, unspecified
N21 Calculus of lower urinary tract
N21.0 Calculus in bladder
N21.1 Calculus in urethra
N21.8 Other lower urinary tract calculus
N21.9 Calculus of lower urinary tract, unspecified

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