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ICD-10-CM Code N03.5
Chronic nephritic syndrome with diffuse mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis

BILLABLE
Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

N03.5 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of chronic nephritic syndrome with diffuse mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code N035 is used to code Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis

Membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis ("MPGN"), also known as mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis, is a type of glomerulonephritis caused by deposits in the kidney glomerular mesangium and basement membrane (GBM) thickening, activating complement and damaging the glomeruli.

Specialty: Urology
MeSH Codes: D015432, D015432, D015432
ICD 9 Codes: 581.2, 582.2, 583.2

Micrograph of glomerulus in membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis with increased mesangial matrix and increased mesangial cellularity. Kidney biopsy. PAS stain.

Coding Notes for N03.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
Chronic nephritic syndrome with membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, types 1 and 3, or NOS

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #698-700 - Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses with MCC.
  • DRG Group #698-700 - Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses with CC.
  • DRG Group #698-700 - Other kidney and urinary tract diagnoses without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N03.5 - Chronic nephritic syndrome with diffuse mesangiocapillary glomerulonephritis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N03.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Chronic glomerulonephritis with lesion of membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code N03.5 and a single ICD9 code, 582.2 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: N03 - Chronic nephritic syndrome

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/N035