ICD-10-CM Code N13.6
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
N13.6 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of pyonephrosis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code N136 is used to code Pyelonephritis
|MeSH Codes:||D011704, D011704, D011704, D011704, D011704|
|ICD 9 Codes:||590.0, 590.1, 590.3, 590.8, 590.81|
CD68 immunostaining on this photomicrograph shows macrophages and giant cells in a case of xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis
Coding Notes for N13.6 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.
- Conditions in N13.1-N13.5 with infection See code N13.1-
- Obstructive uropathy with infection
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code See Section B95-B97, to identify infectious agent.
- DRG Group #689-690 - Kidney and urinary tract infections with MCC.
- DRG Group #689-690 - Kidney and urinary tract infections without MCC.
- DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N13.6 - Pyonephrosis'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N13.6. 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 N13.6 and a single ICD9 code, 590.80 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.