Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N32.0

Bladder-neck obstruction

  • N32.0 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, N32.0 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
Clinical Information
  • Blockage of the opening between the bladder and the urethra resulting in the reduction or prevention of the urine flow from the bladder into the urethra.
  • Blocked urine flow through the bladder neck, the narrow internal urethral opening at the base of the urinary bladder. Narrowing or strictures of the urethra can be congenital or acquired. It is often observed in males with enlarged prostate glands.
Applicable To
  • Bladder-neck stenosis (acquired)
Description Synonyms
  • Acquired bladder neck contracture
  • Acquired contracture of bladder neck
  • Bladder neck contracture
  • Bladder neck obstruction
  • Bladder neck stricture
  • Contracture of bladder neck
  • Obstruction of bladder neck
  • Stricture of bladder neck
Type 1 Excludes
  • congenital bladder-neck obstruction (Q64.3-)
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 379 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 N32.0 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 N32.0 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM N32.0 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
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems
Convert ICD-10-CM N32.0 to ICD-9-CM
The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM N32.0: