2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N28.89

Other specified disorders of kidney and ureter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • N28.89 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM N28.89 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N28.89 - other international versions of ICD-10 N28.89 may differ.
The following code(s) above N28.89 contain annotation back-references
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In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
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that may be applicable to N28.89:
  • N00-N99
    2019 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
  • N25-N29
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range N25-N29

    Other disorders of kidney and ureter

    Type 2 Excludes
    • disorders of kidney and ureter with urolithiasis (N20-N23)
    Other disorders of kidney and ureter
  • N28.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N28.8

    Other specified disorders of kidney and ureter

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hydroureter (N13.4)
    • ureteric stricture with hydronephrosis (N13.1)
    • ureteric stricture without hydronephrosis (N13.5)
    Other specified disorders of kidney and ureter
Approximate Synonyms
  • Calyceal diverticulum
  • Diverticulum of renal calyx
  • Glandularis ureteritis
  • Kidney mass
  • Orthotopic ureterocele
  • Renal mass
  • Renal medullary washout
  • Renal scarring
  • Ureteral fistula
  • Ureteric fistula
  • Ureteritis glandularis
  • Ureterocele
ICD-10-CM N28.89 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 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

Convert N28.89 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to N28.89:
  • Abscess (connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) L02.91
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.91

    Cutaneous abscess, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • periureteral N28.89
  • Adhesions, adhesive (postinfective) K66.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K66.0

    Peritoneal adhesions (postprocedural) (postinfection)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Adhesions (of) abdominal (wall)
    • Adhesions (of) diaphragm
    • Adhesions (of) intestine
    • Adhesions (of) male pelvis
    • Adhesions (of) omentum
    • Adhesions (of) stomach
    • Adhesive bands
    • Mesenteric adhesions
    Type 1 Excludes
    • female pelvic adhesions [bands] (N73.6)
    • peritoneal adhesions with intestinal obstruction (K56.5-)
    • perirenal N28.89
    • periureteral N28.89
  • Calcification
  • Calicectasis N28.89
  • Caliectasis N28.89
  • Congestion, congestive
    • kidney N28.89
    • renal N28.89
  • Cyst (colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
    • ureter N28.89
    • ureterovesical orifice N28.89
  • Decapsulation, kidney N28.89
  • Deformity Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • kidney(s) (calyx) (pelvis) (congenital) Q63.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q63.9

      Congenital malformation of kidney, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • acquired N28.89
    • ureter (opening) (congenital) Q62.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q62.8

      Other congenital malformations of ureter

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Anomaly of ureter NOS
      • acquired N28.89
  • Degeneration, degenerative
  • Dilatation
    • kidney N28.89 (calyx) (collecting structures) (cystic) (parenchyma) (pelvis) (idiopathic)
  • Distension, distention
    • kidney N28.89
  • Diverticulum, diverticula (multiple) K57.90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K57.90

    Diverticulosis of intestine, part unspecified, without perforation or abscess without bleeding

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Diverticular disease of intestine NOS
    • kidney (pelvis) (calyces) N28.89
    • ureter (acquired) N28.89
    • calyx, calyceal N28.89 (kidney)
    • ureterovesical orifice N28.89
  • Eversion
    • ureter N28.89 (meatus)
  • Fistula (cutaneous) L98.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.8

    Other specified disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • abdomen (wall) K63.2
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K63.2

      Fistula of intestine

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Type 1 Excludes
      Type 2 Excludes
      • fistula of anal and rectal regions (K60.-)
      • fistula of appendix (K38.3)
      • intestinal-genital fistula, female (N82.2-N82.4)
      • vesicointestinal fistula (N32.1)
      • ureter N28.89
    • perineum, perineal (with urethral involvement) N36.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N36.0

      Urethral fistula

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Urethroperineal fistula
      • Urethrorectal fistula
      • Urinary fistula NOS
      Type 1 Excludes
      • urethroscrotal fistula (N50.89)
      • urethrovaginal fistula (N82.1)
      • urethrovesicovaginal fistula (N82.1)
      • ureter N28.89
    • intestinoureteral N28.89
    • kidney N28.89
    • rectoureteral N28.89
    • renal N28.89
    • ureter N28.89 (persistent)
    • ureteroabdominal N28.89
    • ureterorectal N28.89
    • ureterosigmoido-abdominal N28.89
  • Floating
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (concealed) R58
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R58

    Hemorrhage, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Hemorrhage NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hemorrhage included with underlying conditions, such as:
    • acute duodenal ulcer with hemorrhage (K26.0)
    • acute gastritis with bleeding (K29.01)
    • ulcerative enterocolitis with rectal bleeding (K51.01)
    • kidney N28.89
    • renal N28.89
  • Hernia, hernial (acquired) (recurrent) K46.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K46.9

    Unspecified abdominal hernia without obstruction or gangrene

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Abdominal hernia NOS
    • ureter N28.89
  • Hyperemia (acute) (passive) R68.89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R68.89

    Other general symptoms and signs

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • kidney N28.89
    • renal N28.89
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • ureter N28.89
  • Hyposthenuria N28.89
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • periureteral N28.89
  • Infiltrate, infiltration
    • kidney N28.89
  • Leukoplakia
    • kidney N28.89 (pelvis)
    • pelvis N28.89 (kidney)
    • ureter N28.89 (postinfectional)
  • Low
    • lying
      • kidney N28.89
    • reserve, kidney N28.89
  • Malacoplakia
    • pelvis N28.89 (kidney)
    • ureter N28.89
  • Mass
    • kidney N28.89
  • Metaplasia
    • kidney N28.89 (pelvis) (squamous)
  • Misplaced, misplacement
  • Mobile, mobility
    • kidney N28.89
  • Movable
  • 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

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • salt losing or wasting NEC N28.89
  • Nephrorrhagia N28.89
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • renal N28.89
    • kidney N28.89 (calices)
  • Palpable
    • kidney N28.89
  • Perforation, perforated (nontraumatic) (of)
  • Periureteritis N28.89
  • Polyp, polypus
    • ureter N28.89
  • Prolapse, prolapsed
    • ureter N28.89
    • ureterovesical orifice N28.89
  • Pyoureter N28.89
  • Ren
  • Reserve, decreased or low
    • kidney N28.89
  • Rupture, ruptured
    • kidney (traumatic) S37.06-
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S37.06-

      Major laceration of kidney

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Avulsion of kidney
      • Laceration of kidney greater than 3 cm
      • Massive laceration of kidney
      • Multiple moderate lacerations of kidney
      • Stellate laceration of kidney
      • nontraumatic N28.89
    • ureter (traumatic) S37.19
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code S37.19

      Other injury of ureter

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
      • nontraumatic N28.89
  • Sacculation
    • ureter N28.89
  • Steatosis E88.89
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E88.89

    Other specified metabolic disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Launois-Bensaude adenolipomatosis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • adult pulmonary Langerhans cell histiocytosis (J84.82)
    • kidney N28.89
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • salt-losing N28.89
  • Thorn's syndrome N28.89
  • Ureteritis N28.89
    • nonspecific N28.89
  • Ureterocele N28.89

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N28.89
N28 Other disorders of kidney and ureter, not elsewhere classified
N28.0 Ischemia and infarction of kidney
N28.1 Cyst of kidney, acquired
N28.8 Other specified disorders of kidney and ureter
N28.81 Hypertrophy of kidney
N28.82 Megaloureter
N28.83 Nephroptosis
N28.84 Pyelitis cystica
N28.85 Pyeloureteritis cystica
N28.86 Ureteritis cystica
N28.89 Other specified disorders of kidney and ureter
N28.9 Disorder of kidney and ureter, unspecified
N29 Other disorders of kidney and ureter in diseases classified elsewhere
N30 Cystitis
N30.0 Acute cystitis
N30.00 …… without hematuria
N30.01 …… with hematuria
N30.1 Interstitial cystitis (chronic)
N30.10 …… without hematuria
N30.11 …… with hematuria
N30.2 Other chronic cystitis

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