2018 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N05

Unspecified nephritic syndrome

Type 1 Excludes
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A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as N05. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • nephropathy NOS with no stated morphological lesion (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N28.9

    Disorder of kidney and ureter, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Nephropathy NOS
    • Renal disease (acute) NOS
    • Renal insufficiency (acute)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chronic renal insufficiency (N18.9)
    • unspecified nephritic syndrome (N05.-)
    N28.9
    )
  • renal disease NOS with no stated morphological lesion (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N28.9

    Disorder of kidney and ureter, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Nephropathy NOS
    • Renal disease (acute) NOS
    • Renal insufficiency (acute)
    Type 1 Excludes
    • chronic renal insufficiency (N18.9)
    • unspecified nephritic syndrome (N05.-)
    N28.9
    )
  • tubulo-interstitial nephritis NOS (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N12

    Tubulo-interstitial nephritis, not specified as acute or chronic

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Interstitial nephritis NOS
    • Pyelitis NOS
    • Pyelonephritis NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • calculous pyelonephritis (N20.9)
    N12
    )
Includes
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  • glomerular disease NOS
  • glomerulonephritis NOS
  • nephritis NOS
  • nephropathy NOS and renal disease NOS with morphological lesion specified in .0-.8
The following code(s) above N05 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 N05:
  • N00-N99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range N00-N99

    Diseases of the genitourinary system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the genitourinary system
  • N00-N08
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range N00-N08

    Glomerular diseases

    Code Also
    • any associated kidney failure (N17-N19).
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hypertensive chronic kidney disease (I12.-)
    Glomerular diseases
Clinical Information Code History
Code annotations containing back-references to N05:
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N05
N04.0 Nephrotic syndrome with minor glomerular abnormality
N04.1 Nephrotic syndrome with focal and segmental glomerular lesions
N04.2 Nephrotic syndrome with diffuse membranous glomerulonephritis
N04.3 Nephrotic syndrome with diffuse mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis
N04.4 Nephrotic syndrome with diffuse endocapillary proliferative glomerulonephritis
N04.5 Nephrotic syndrome with diffuse mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis
N04.6 Nephrotic syndrome with dense deposit disease
N04.7 Nephrotic syndrome with diffuse crescentic glomerulonephritis
N04.8 Nephrotic syndrome with other morphologic changes
N04.9 Nephrotic syndrome with unspecified morphologic changes
N05 Unspecified nephritic syndrome
N05.0 Unspecified nephritic syndrome with minor glomerular abnormality
N05.1 Unspecified nephritic syndrome with focal and segmental glomerular lesions
N05.2 Unspecified nephritic syndrome with diffuse membranous glomerulonephritis
N05.3 Unspecified nephritic syndrome with diffuse mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis
N05.4 Unspecified nephritic syndrome with diffuse endocapillary proliferative glomerulonephritis
N05.5 Unspecified nephritic syndrome with diffuse mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis
N05.6 Unspecified nephritic syndrome with dense deposit disease
N05.7 Unspecified nephritic syndrome with diffuse crescentic glomerulonephritis
N05.8 Unspecified nephritic syndrome with other morphologic changes
N05.9 Unspecified nephritic syndrome with unspecified morphologic changes

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