2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N36

Other disorders of urethra

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • N36 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 N36 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N36 - other international versions of ICD-10 N36 may differ.
The following code(s) above N36 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 N36:
  • 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
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 N36
N35.82 …… female
N35.9 Urethral stricture, unspecified
N35.91 Urethral stricture, unspecified, male
N35.911 Unspecified urethral stricture, male, meatal
N35.912 Unspecified bulbous urethral stricture, male
N35.913 Unspecified membranous urethral stricture, male
N35.914 Unspecified anterior urethral stricture, male
N35.916 Unspecified urethral stricture, male, overlapping sites
N35.919 Unspecified urethral stricture, male, unspecified site
N35.92 Unspecified urethral stricture, female
N36 Other disorders of urethra
N36.0 Urethral fistula
N36.1 Urethral diverticulum
N36.2 Urethral caruncle
N36.4 Urethral functional and muscular disorders
N36.41 Hypermobility of urethra
N36.42 Intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD)
N36.43 Combined hypermobility of urethra and intrinsic sphincter deficiency
N36.44 Muscular disorders of urethra
N36.5 Urethral false passage
N36.8 Other specified disorders of urethra

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