ICD-10 Diagnosis Code N17.9

Acute kidney failure, unspecified

Diagnosis Code N17.9

ICD-10: N17.9
Short Description: Acute kidney failure, unspecified
Long Description: Acute kidney failure, unspecified
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code N17.9

Valid for Submission
The code N17.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Acute kidney failure and chronic kidney disease (N17-N19)
      • Acute kidney failure (N17)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code N17.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • OTHER KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT PROCEDURES WITH MCC 673
  • OTHER KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT PROCEDURES WITH CC 674
  • OTHER KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC 675

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  • 584.9 - Acute kidney failure NOS

Synonyms
  • Acute drug-induced renal failure
  • Acute drug-induced renal failure
  • Acute injury of kidney
  • Acute nontraumatic kidney injury
  • Acute renal failure caused by angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor
  • Acute renal failure due to obstruction
  • Acute renal failure on dialysis
  • Acute renal failure syndrome
  • Acute renal failure with oliguria
  • Acute-on-chronic renal failure
  • Acute-on-chronic renal impairment
  • Chronic renal failure syndrome
  • Nephrotoxic acute renal failure
  • Nephrotoxic acute renal failure
  • Pre-renal acute kidney injury
  • Transient acute renal failure

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code N17.9 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Kidney Failure

Also called: ESRD, End-stage renal disease, Renal failure

Healthy kidneys clean your blood by removing excess fluid, minerals, and wastes. They also make hormones that keep your bones strong and your blood healthy. But if the kidneys are damaged, they don't work properly. Harmful wastes can build up in your body. Your blood pressure may rise. Your body may retain excess fluid and not make enough red blood cells. This is called kidney failure.

If your kidneys fail, you need treatment to replace the work they normally do. The treatment options are dialysis or a kidney transplant. Each treatment has benefits and drawbacks. No matter which treatment you choose, you'll need to make some changes in your life, including how you eat and plan your activities. But with the help of healthcare providers, family, and friends, most people with kidney failure can lead full and active lives.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Acute kidney failure
  • Acute tubular necrosis
  • Dialysis
  • End-stage kidney disease
  • Glomerular filtration rate


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