Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N32.0

Bladder-neck obstruction

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code

  • N32.0 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 N32.0. Other international versions of ICD-10 N32.0 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
  • 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)
Approximate 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-)
ICD-10-CM N32.0 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
  • 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: