Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N26.9

Renal sclerosis, unspecified

    2015 Billable Code

  • N26.9 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, N26.9 - and all other ICD-10-CM codes - should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N26.9. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

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.
Description 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 v30.0):
  • 698 Other kidney & urinary tract diagnoses with mcc
  • 699 Other kidney & urinary tract diagnoses with cc
  • 700 Other kidney & urinary tract diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM N26.9 to ICD-9-CM