Diagnosis Code N39.44
Information for Medical Professionals
The diagnosis code N39.44 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)
- 695 - KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS WITH MCC
- 696 - KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS 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.
- 788.36 - Nocturnal enuresis
- Nocturnal enuresis
- Primary nocturnal enuresis
- Secondary nocturnal enuresis
Information for Patients
Also called: Enuresis
Many children wet the bed until they are 5 or even older. A child's bladder might be too small. Or the amount of urine produced overnight can be more than the bladder can hold. Some children sleep too deeply or take longer to learn bladder control. Stress can also be a factor. Children should not be punished for wetting the bed. They don't do it on purpose, and most outgrow it.
Call the doctor if your child is 7 years old or older and wets the bed more than two or three times in a week. The doctor will look for and treat any other heath problems that could cause the bedwetting. Bedwetting alarms, bladder training, and medicines might help with the bedwetting.
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases