Diagnosis Code N23
Information for Medical Professionals
The diagnosis code N23 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)
- 691 - URINARY STONES WITH ESW LITHOTRIPSY WITH CC/MCC
- 692 - URINARY STONES WITH ESW LITHOTRIPSY WITHOUT CC/MCC
- 693 - URINARY STONES WITHOUT ESW LITHOTRIPSY WITH MCC
- 694 - URINARY STONES WITHOUT ESW LITHOTRIPSY WITHOUT MCC
Convert to ICD-9 General Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- 788.0 - Renal colic
- Complaining of renal pain
- Complaining of ureteric colic
- Complaining of ureteric pain
- On examination - renal angle tenderness
- Renal angle pain
- Renal angle tenderness
- Renal colic
- Renal pain
- Ureteric colic
- Ureteric pain
- Urinary tract pain
- Urinary tract pain
Information for Patients
Also called: Nephrolithiasis
A kidney stone is a solid piece of material that forms in the kidney from substances in the urine. It may be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pearl. Most kidney stones pass out of the body without help from a doctor. But sometimes a stone will not go away. It may get stuck in the urinary tract, block the flow of urine and cause great pain.
The following may be signs of kidney stones that need a doctor's help:
- Extreme pain in your back or side that will not go away
- Blood in your urine
- Fever and chills
- Urine that smells bad or looks cloudy
- A burning feeling when you urinate
Your doctor will diagnose a kidney stone with urine, blood, and imaging tests.
If you have a stone that won't pass on its own, you may need treatment. It can be done with shock waves; with a scope inserted through the tube that carries urine out of the body, called the urethra; or with surgery.
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
- Kidney stones
- Kidney stones - lithotripsy - discharge
- Kidney stones - self-care
Pelvic pain occurs mostly in the lower abdomen area. The pain might be steady, or it might come and go. If the pain is severe, it might get in the way of your daily activities.
If you're a woman, you might feel a dull pain during your period. It could also happen during sex. Pelvic pain can be a sign that there is a problem with one of the organs in your pelvic area, such as the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix or vagina. It could also be a symptom of infection, or a problem with the urinary tract, lower intestines, rectum, muscle or bone. If you're a man, the cause is often a problem with the prostate.
You might have to undergo a lot of medical tests to find the cause of the pain. The treatment will depend on the cause, how bad the pain is and how often it occurs.
NIH: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development