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ICD-10-CM Code N17.0
Acute kidney failure with tubular necrosis

BILLABLE
Billable Code
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| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

N17.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of acute kidney failure with tubular necrosis. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.


The ICD code N170 is used to code Acute tubular necrosis

Acute tubular necrosis (ATN) is a medical condition involving the death of tubular epithelial cells that form the renal tubules of the kidneys. ATN presents with acute kidney injury (AKI) and is one of the most common causes of AKI. Common causes of ATN include low blood pressure and use of nephrotoxic drugs. The presence of "muddy brown casts" of epithelial cells found in the urine during urinalysis is pathognomonic for ATN. Management relies on aggressive treatment of the factors that precipitated ATN (e.g. hydration and cessation of the offending drug). Because the tubular cells continually replace themselves, the overall prognosis for ATN is quite good if the cause is corrected, and recovery is likely within 7 to 21 days.

Specialty: Urology
MeSH Code: D007683
ICD 9 Code: 584.5

Coding Notes for N17.0 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.
Acute tubular necrosis
Renal tubular necrosis
Tubular necrosis NOS

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #673-675 - Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with MCC.
  • DRG Group #673-675 - Other kidney and urinary tract procedures with CC.
  • DRG Group #673-675 - Other kidney and urinary tract procedures without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #682-684 - Renal failure with MCC.
  • DRG Group #682-684 - Renal failure with CC.
  • DRG Group #682-684 - Renal failure without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #793 - Full term neonate with major problems.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Post-traumatic acute tubular necrosis (disorder)
  • Acute tubular necrosis (disorder)
  • Acute renal failure due to tubular necrosis (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code
  • Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N17.0 - Acute kidney failure with tubular necrosis'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N17.0. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)

Acute kidney failure with lesion of tubular necrosis (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 584.5 was previously used, N17.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.


Parent Code: N17 - Acute kidney failure

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/N170