2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N36.8

Other specified disorders of urethra

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • N36.8 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM N36.8 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N36.8 - other international versions of ICD-10 N36.8 may differ.
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 N36.8. 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 urethrocele (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q64.7

    Other and unspecified congenital malformations of bladder and urethra

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital prolapse of bladder (mucosa) (Q79.4)
    Q64.7
    )
  • female urethrocele (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N81.0

    Urethrocele

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    N81.0
    )
The following code(s) above N36.8 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 N36.8:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Atraumatic rupture of urethra
  • Bleeding from urethra
  • Cowper's duct cyst
  • Cowpers duct cyst
  • Cyst, suburethral
  • Malakoplakia of urethra
  • Male urethrocele
  • Nontraumatic rupture of urethra
  • Obstruction of urethra
  • Parameatal cyst, urethral
  • Prolapse of urethra
  • Prolapsed urethra
  • Rupture of urethra
  • Suburethral cyst
  • Urethra malacoplakia
  • Urethral cyst
  • Urethral granuloma
  • Urethral instability
  • Urethral obstruction
  • Urethral parameatal cyst
  • Urethrocele, male
  • Urethrorrhagia
ICD-10-CM N36.8 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 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 N36.8 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to N36.8:
  • Cicatrix (adherent) (contracted) (painful) (vicious) L90.5
    - see also Scar
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L90.5

    Scar conditions and fibrosis of skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Adherent scar (skin)
    • Cicatrix
    • Disfigurement of skin due to scar
    • Fibrosis of skin NOS
    • Scar NOS
    Type 2 Excludes
    • urethra N36.8
  • Colic (bilious) (infantile) (intestinal) (recurrent) (spasmodic) R10.83
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R10.83

    Colic

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Pediatric Dx (0-17 years)
    Applicable To
    • Colic NOS
    • Infantile colic
    Type 1 Excludes
    • colic in adult and child over 12 months old (R10.84)
  • Congestion, congestive
    • urethra N36.8
  • Cyst (colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
    • bulbourethral gland N36.8
    • Cowper's gland N36.8 (benign) (infected)
    • paraurethral duct N36.8
    • Skene's gland N36.8
    • suburethral N36.8
    • urethra, urethral N36.8 (gland)
  • Deformity Q89.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.9

    Congenital malformation, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Congenital anomaly NOS
    • Congenital deformity NOS
    • urethra (congenital) Q64.79
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q64.79

      Other congenital malformations of bladder and urethra

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      • acquired N36.8
  • Dilatation
    • urethra N36.8 (acquired)
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • urethra N36.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N36.9

      Urethral disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • specified NEC N36.8
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
    • urethra N36.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N36.9

      Urethral disorder, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • specified NEC N36.8
  • Ectropion H02.109
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code H02.109

    Unspecified ectropion of unspecified eye, unspecified eyelid

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • urethra N36.8
  • Erosion
    • urethra N36.8
  • Eversion
    • urethra N36.8 (meatus)
  • Granuloma L92.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L92.9

    Granulomatous disorder of the skin and subcutaneous tissue, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • urethra N36.8
  • Hemorrhage, hemorrhagic (concealed) R58
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R58

    Hemorrhage, not elsewhere classified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 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)
    • urethra N36.8 (idiopathic)
  • Hydrourethra N36.8
  • Hypertrophy, hypertrophic
    • urethra N36.8
    • verumontanum N36.8
  • Irritable, irritability R45.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R45.4

    Irritability and anger

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • urethra N36.8
  • Leukoplakia
    • urethra N36.8 (postinfectional)
  • Malacoplakia
    • urethra N36.8
  • Obstruction, obstructed, obstructive
  • Perforation, perforated (nontraumatic) (of)
  • Prolapse, prolapsed
  • Rupture, ruptured
  • Short, shortening, shortness
    • urethra N36.8
  • Tag (hypertrophied skin) (infected) L91.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L91.8

    Other hypertrophic disorders of the skin

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • urethra, urethral N36.8
  • Tortuous
    • urethra N36.8
  • Urethrorrhagia N36.8
  • Urinoma, urethra N36.8

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N36.8
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
N36.9 Urethral disorder, unspecified
N37 Urethral disorders in diseases classified elsewhere
N39 Other disorders of urinary system
N39.0 Urinary tract infection, site not specified
N39.3 Stress incontinence (female) (male)
N39.4 Other specified urinary incontinence
N39.41 Urge incontinence
N39.42 Incontinence without sensory awareness
N39.43 Post-void dribbling
N39.44 Nocturnal enuresis

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