2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q62.3

Other obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • Q62.3 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM Q62.3 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q62.3 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q62.3 may differ.
The following code(s) above Q62.3 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 Q62.3:
  • 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
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
Code annotations containing back-references to Q62.3:
  • Type 1 Excludes: N13.4
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N13.4

    Hydroureter

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital hydroureter (Q62.3-)
    • hydroureter with infection (N13.6)
    • vesicoureteral-reflux with hydroureter (N13.73-)
  • Type 2 Excludes: N13
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N13

    Obstructive and reflux uropathy

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 2 Excludes
    • calculus of kidney and ureter without hydronephrosis (N20.-)
    • congenital obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter (Q62.0-Q62.3)
    • hydronephrosis with ureteropelvic junction obstruction (Q62.11)
    • obstructive pyelonephritis (N11.1)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q62.3
Q61.5 Medullary cystic kidney
Q61.8 Other cystic kidney diseases
Q61.9 Cystic kidney disease, unspecified
Q62 Congenital obstructive defects of renal pelvis and congenital malformations of ureter
Q62.0 Congenital hydronephrosis
Q62.1 Congenital occlusion of ureter
Q62.10 …… unspecified
Q62.11 ……opelvic junction
Q62.12 ……ovesical orifice
Q62.2 Congenital megaureter
Q62.3 Other obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter
Q62.31 Congenital ureterocele, orthotopic
Q62.32 Cecoureterocele
Q62.39 Other obstructive defects of renal pelvis and ureter
Q62.4 Agenesis of ureter
Q62.5 Duplication of ureter
Q62.6 Malposition of ureter
Q62.60 …… unspecified
Q62.61 Deviation of ureter
Q62.62 Displacement of ureter
Q62.63 Anomalous implantation of ureter

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