2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N35.0

Post-traumatic urethral stricture

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • N35.0 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM N35.0 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N35.0 - other international versions of ICD-10 N35.0 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Urethral stricture due to injury
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 N35.0. 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.
  • postprocedural urethral stricture (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N99.1

    Postprocedural urethral stricture

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Postcatheterization urethral stricture
    N99.1-
    )
The following code(s) above N35.0 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 N35.0:
  • N00-N99
    2020 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
    2020 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
  • N35
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N35

    Urethral stricture

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital urethral stricture (Q64.3-)
    • postprocedural urethral stricture (N99.1-)
    Urethral stricture
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N35.0
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
N34.1 Nonspecific urethritis
N34.2 Other urethritis
N34.3 Urethral syndrome, unspecified
N35 Urethral stricture
N35.0 Post-traumatic urethral stricture
N35.01 Post-traumatic urethral stricture, male
N35.010 …… meatal
N35.011 Post-traumatic bulbous urethral stricture
N35.012 Post-traumatic membranous urethral stricture
N35.013 Post-traumatic anterior urethral stricture
N35.014 …… unspecified
N35.016 …… overlapping sites
N35.02 Post-traumatic urethral stricture, female
N35.021 Urethral stricture due to childbirth
N35.028 Other post-traumatic urethral stricture, female

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