Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N26.9

Renal sclerosis, unspecified

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • N26.9 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N26.9. Other international versions of ICD-10 N26.9 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • Hardening of the kidney due to infiltration by fibrous connective tissue (fibrosis), usually caused by renovascular diseases or chronic hypertension. Nephrosclerosis leads to renal ischemia.
  • Sclerosis or hardening of the kidney due to renovascular disease.
Approximate Synonyms
  • Diffuse mesangial sclerosis
  • Focal glomerular sclerosis
  • Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis
  • Nephrosclerosis
  • Renal interstitial fibrosis
  • Renal sclerosis
ICD-10-CM N26.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 698 Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses with mcc
  • 699 Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses with cc
  • 700 Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses without cc/mcc

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