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ICD-10-CM Code N04.8
Nephrotic syndrome with other morphologic changes

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

N04.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of nephrotic syndrome with other morphologic changes. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code N04 is used to code Congenital nephrotic syndrome

Congenital nephrotic syndrome is an inherited disorder characterized by protein in the urine and swelling of the body.

Specialty: Urology
MeSH Codes: , D007674, , , , , , , , , ,
ICD 9 Codes: 581.9, , 580, 581, 582, 583, 584, 585, 586, 587, 588, 589
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for N04.8 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.
Nephrotic syndrome with proliferative glomerulonephritis 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.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Finnish congenital nephrotic syndrome (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for additional code to fully describe disease or condition

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N04.8 - Nephrotic syndrome with other morphologic changes'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N04.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Nephrotic syndrome with other specified pathological lesion in kidney (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 N04.8 and a single ICD9 code, 581.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.


Parent Code: N04 - Nephrotic syndrome

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