Specific code icon 2015 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N32.0

Bladder-neck obstruction

    2015 Billable Code

  • N32.0 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, N32.0 - 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 N32.0. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

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-)
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: