2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N32.0

Bladder-neck obstruction

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
  • N32.0 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 N32.0 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N32.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 N32.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Bladder-neck stenosis (acquired)
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
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 N32.0. 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.
  • congenital bladder-neck obstruction (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q64.3

    Other atresia and stenosis of urethra and bladder neck

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Q64.3-
    )
The following code(s) above N32.0 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 N32.0:
  • 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
  • N30-N39
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range N30-N39

    Other diseases of the urinary system

    Type 1 Excludes
    • urinary infection (complicating):
    • abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.8)
    • pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O23.-, O75.3, O86.2-)
    Other diseases of the urinary system
  • N32
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N32

    Other disorders of bladder

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • calculus of bladder (N21.0)
    • cystocele (N81.1-)
    • hernia or prolapse of bladder, female (N81.1-)
    Other disorders of bladder
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired contracture of bladder neck
  • Bladder neck contracture
  • Bladder neck obstruction
  • Contracture of bladder neck
  • Obstruction of bladder neck
  • Stricture of bladder neck
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.
ICD-10-CM N32.0 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
  • 793 Full term neonate with major problems

Convert N32.0 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 N32.0:
  • Contraction(s)
    • bladder N32.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N32.89

      Other specified disorders of bladder

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Bladder hemorrhage
      • Bladder hypertrophy
      • Calcified bladder
      • Contracted bladder
      • neck or sphincter N32.0
    • urethra - see also Stricture, urethra
      • orifice N32.0
    • vesical N32.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N32.89

      Other specified disorders of bladder

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Bladder hemorrhage
      • Bladder hypertrophy
      • Calcified bladder
      • Contracted bladder
      • neck or urethral orifice N32.0
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • Marion's N32.0 (bladder neck obstruction)
  • Marion's disease N32.0 (bladder neck obstruction)
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
    • bladder-neck (acquired) N32.0
    • prostate - see also Hyperplasia, prostate
      • valve N32.0 (urinary)
    • urinary (moderate) N13.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N13.9

      Obstructive and reflux uropathy, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Urinary tract obstruction NOS
      • prostatic valve N32.0
    • vesicourethral orifice N32.0
    • vesical NEC N32.0
  • Stenosis, stenotic (cicatricial) - see also Stricture
  • Strangulation, strangulated - see also Asphyxia, traumatic
    • bladder-neck N32.0
    • vesicourethral orifice N32.0
  • Stricture - see also Stenosis
    • bladder N32.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N32.89

      Other specified disorders of bladder

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Bladder hemorrhage
      • Bladder hypertrophy
      • Calcified bladder
      • Contracted bladder
      • neck N32.0
    • vesicourethral orifice N32.0

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N32.0
N30.9 Cystitis, unspecified
N30.90 …… without hematuria
N30.91 …… with hematuria
N31 Neuromuscular dysfunction of bladder, not elsewhere classified
N31.0 Uninhibited neuropathic bladder, not elsewhere classified
N31.1 Reflex neuropathic bladder, not elsewhere classified
N31.2 Flaccid neuropathic bladder, not elsewhere classified
N31.8 Other neuromuscular dysfunction of bladder
N31.9 Neuromuscular dysfunction of bladder, unspecified
N32 Other disorders of bladder
N32.0 Bladder-neck obstruction
N32.1 Vesicointestinal fistula
N32.2 Vesical fistula, not elsewhere classified
N32.3 Diverticulum of bladder
N32.8 Other specified disorders of bladder
N32.81 Overactive bladder
N32.89 Other specified disorders of bladder
N32.9 Bladder disorder, unspecified
N33 Bladder disorders in diseases classified elsewhere
N34 Urethritis and urethral syndrome
N34.0 Urethral abscess

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.