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ICD-10-CM Code N35.1
Postinfective urethral stricture, not elsewhere classified

Non-Billable Code
Non-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

ICD Code N35.1 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the two child codes of N35.1 that describes the diagnosis 'postinfective urethral stricture, not elsewhere classified' in more detail.

The ICD code N35 is used to code Urethral stricture

A urethral stricture is a narrowing of the urethra caused by injury, instrumentation, infection and certain non-infectious forms of urethritis.

Specialty: Urology
ICD 9 Code: 598

Urethra is tube at center.

Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for N35.1 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Urethral stricture associated with schistosomiasis (B65.-, - instead, use Code N29
Gonococcal urethral stricture - instead, use code A54.01
Syphilitic urethral stricture - instead, use code A52.76

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N35.1 - Postinfective urethral stricture, not elsewhere classified'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N35.1. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Parent Code: N35 - Urethral stricture

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