ICD-10-CM Code N05.0
Unspecified nephritic syndrome with minor glomerular abnormality
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
N05.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of unspecified nephritic syndrome with minor glomerular abnormality. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code N050 is used to code Minimal change disease
Minimal Change Disease (MCD, also known as Nil Lesions, Nil Disease, or lipoid nephrosis) is a disease of the kidney that causes nephrotic syndrome and usually affects children (peak incidence at 2–3 years of age).
|ICD 9 Code:||581.3|
The three hallmarks of Minimal Change Disease: diffuse loss of podocyte foot processes, vacuolation, and the appearance of microvilli.
Coding Notes for N05.0 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Unspecified nephritic syndrome with minimal change lesion
- 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 'N05.0 - Unspecified nephritic syndrome with minor glomerular abnormality'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N05.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 N05.0 and a single ICD9 code, 583.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.