2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.21

Gonococcal infection of kidney and ureter

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  • A54.21 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM A54.21 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A54.21 - other international versions of ICD-10 A54.21 may differ.
The following code(s) above A54.21 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to A54.21:
  • A00-B99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
  • A50-A64
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range A50-A64

    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission

    Type 1 Excludes
    • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (B20)
    • nonspecific and nongonococcal urethritis (N34.1)
    • Reiter's disease (M02.3-)
    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission
ICD-10-CM A54.21 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 727 Inflammation of the male reproductive system with mcc
  • 728 Inflammation of the male reproductive system without mcc
  • 742 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy with cc/mcc
  • 743 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy without cc/mcc
  • 757 Infections, female reproductive system with mcc
  • 758 Infections, female reproductive system with cc
  • 759 Infections, female reproductive system without cc/mcc

Convert A54.21 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to A54.21:
  • Type 1 Excludes: N08
    , N29
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N08

    Glomerular disorders in diseases classified elsewhere

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    Applicable To
    • Glomerulonephritis
    • Nephritis
    • Nephropathy
    Code First
    Type 1 Excludes
    • glomerulonephritis, nephritis and nephropathy (in):
    • antiglomerular basement membrane disease (M31.0)
    • diabetes (E08-E13 with .21)
    • gonococcal (A54.21)
    • Goodpasture's syndrome (M31.0)
    • hemolytic-uremic syndrome (D59.3)
    • lupus (M32.14)
    • mumps (B26.83)
    • syphilis (A52.75)
    • systemic lupus erythematosus (M32.14)
    • Wegener's granulomatosis (M31.31)
    • pyelonephritis in diseases classified elsewhere (N16)
    • renal tubulo-interstitial disorders classified elsewhere (N16)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N29

    Other disorders of kidney and ureter in diseases classified elsewhere

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    Code First
    Type 1 Excludes

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A54.21:
  • Gonorrhea (acute) (chronic) A54.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.9

    Gonococcal infection, unspecified

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    • kidney A54.21 (acute) (chronic)
  • Nephritis, nephritic (albuminuric) (azotemic) (congenital) (disseminated) (epithelial) (familial) (focal) (granulomatous) (hemorrhagic) (infantile) (nonsuppurative, excretory) (uremic) N05.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N05.9

    Unspecified nephritic syndrome with unspecified morphologic changes

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    • gonococcal A54.21 (acute) (chronic)
  • Ureteritis N28.89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N28.89

    Other specified disorders of kidney and ureter

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • gonococcal A54.21 (acute) (chronic)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A54.21
A53.9 Syphilis, unspecified
A54 Gonococcal infection
A54.0 Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract without periurethral or accessory gland abscess
A54.00 Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract, unspecified
A54.01 Gonococcal cystitis and urethritis, unspecified
A54.02 Gonococcal vulvovaginitis, unspecified
A54.03 Gonococcal cervicitis, unspecified
A54.09 Other gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract
A54.1 Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract with periurethral and accessory gland abscess
A54.2 Gonococcal pelviperitonitis and other gonococcal genitourinary infection
A54.21 Gonococcal infection of kidney and ureter
A54.22 Gonococcal prostatitis
A54.23 Gonococcal infection of other male genital organs
A54.24 Gonococcal female pelvic inflammatory disease
A54.29 Other gonococcal genitourinary infections
A54.3 Gonococcal infection of eye
A54.30 …… unspecified
A54.31 Gonococcal conjunctivitis
A54.32 Gonococcal iridocyclitis
A54.33 Gonococcal keratitis
A54.39 Other gonococcal eye infection

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