ICD-10-CM Code N35.8
Other urethral stricture
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
N35.8 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of other urethral stricture. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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.
|ICD 9 Code:||598|
Urethra is tube at center.
Coding Notes for N35.8 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Postprocedural urethral stricture - instead, use code N99.1-
- DRG Group #697 - Urethral stricture.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N35.8 - Other urethral stricture'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N35.8. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 598.8 was previously used, N35.8 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.