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ICD-10-CM Code N25.0
Renal osteodystrophy

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

N25.0 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of renal osteodystrophy. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code N250 is used to code Renal osteodystrophy

Renal osteodystrophy is currently defined as an alteration of bone morphology in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). It is one measure of the skeletal component of the systemic disorder of chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD). The term "renal osteodystrophy" was coined in 1943, 60 years after an association was identified between bone disease and renal failure. The traditional types of renal osteodystrophy have been defined on the basis of turnover and mineralization as follows: mild, slight increase in turnover and normal mineralization; osteitis fibrosa, increased turnover and normal mineralization; osteomalacia, decreased turnover and abnormal mineralization; adynamic, decreased turnover and acellularity; mixed, increased turnover with abnormal mineralization. A Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes report has suggested that bone biopsies in patients with CKD should be characterized by determining bone turnover, mineralization, and volume (TMV system). On the other hand, CKD-MBD is defined as a systemic disorder of mineral and bone metabolism due to CKD manifested by either one or a combination of the following: 1) abnormalities of calcium, phosphorus, PTH, or vitamin D metabolism; 2) abnormalities in bone turnover, mineralization, volume, linear growth, or strength (renal osteodystrophy); and 3) vascular or other soft-tissue calcification.

Specialty: Urology
MeSH Code: D012080
ICD 9 Code: 588.0
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for N25.0 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.
Azotemic osteodystrophy
Phosphate-losing tubular disorders
Renal rickets
Renal short stature

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

  • Renal osteodystrophy (disorder)


Renal osteodystrophy (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 588.0 was previously used, N25.0 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: N25 - Disorders resulting from impaired renal tubular function

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/N250