2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q61.00

Congenital renal cyst, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q61.00 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM Q61.00 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q61.00 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q61.00 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Cyst of kidney NOS (congenital)
The following code(s) above Q61.00 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 Q61.00:
  • Q00-Q99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range Q00-Q99

    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities

    Note
    • Codes from this chapter are not for use on maternal records
    Type 2 Excludes
    • inborn errors of metabolism (E70-E88)
    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
  • Q61
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q61

    Cystic kidney disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acquired cyst of kidney (N28.1)
    • Potter's syndrome (Q60.6)
    Cystic kidney disease
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital renal cyst
Clinical Information
  • A cyst is a fluid-filled sac. There are two types of kidney cysts. Polycystic kidney disease (pkd) runs in families. In pkd, the cysts take the place of the normal tissue. They enlarge the kidneys and make them work poorly, leading to kidney failure. When pkd causes kidneys to fail - which usually happens after many years - people need dialysis or kidney transplantation. About half of people with the most common type of pkd end up with kidney failure. Pkd also causes cysts in other parts of the body, such as the liver. Symptoms of pkd include
    • pain in the back and lower sides
    • headaches
    • urinary tract infections
    • blood in the urine
    doctors diagnose pkd with imaging tests and family history. Treatments include medications, and, when people with pkd develop kidney failure, dialysis or kidney transplants.acquired cystic kidney disease (ackd) usually happens in people who are on dialysis. Unlike pkd, the kidneys are normal sized, and cysts do not form in other parts of the body. People with ackd already have chronic kidney disease when they develop cysts. Ackd often has no symptoms. In most cases, the cysts are harmless and do not need treatment.
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • Q61.00 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q61.00 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 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 Q61.00 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q61.00:
  • Cyst (colloid) (mucous) (simple) (retention)
    • congenital NEC Q89.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q89.8

      Other specified congenital malformations

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
      Use Additional
      • code(s) to identify all associated manifestations
    • kidney (acquired) N28.1
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N28.1

      Cyst of kidney, acquired

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Cyst (multiple) (solitary) of kidney (acquired)
      Type 1 Excludes
      • cystic kidney disease (congenital) (Q61.-)
      • congenital Q61.00

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q61.00
Q60 Renal agenesis and other reduction defects of kidney
Q60.0 Renal agenesis, unilateral
Q60.1 Renal agenesis, bilateral
Q60.2 Renal agenesis, unspecified
Q60.3 Renal hypoplasia, unilateral
Q60.4 Renal hypoplasia, bilateral
Q60.5 Renal hypoplasia, unspecified
Q60.6 Potter's syndrome
Q61 Cystic kidney disease
Q61.0 Congenital renal cyst
Q61.00 …… unspecified
Q61.01 Congenital single renal cyst
Q61.02 Congenital multiple renal cysts
Q61.1 Polycystic kidney, infantile type
Q61.11 Cystic dilatation of collecting ducts
Q61.19 Other polycystic kidney, infantile type
Q61.2 Polycystic kidney, adult type
Q61.3 Polycystic kidney, unspecified
Q61.4 Renal dysplasia
Q61.5 Medullary cystic kidney
Q61.8 Other cystic kidney diseases

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