ICD-10 Diagnosis Code R39.198

Other difficulties with micturition

Diagnosis Code R39.198

ICD-10: R39.198
Short Description: Other difficulties with micturition
Long Description: Other difficulties with micturition
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code R39.198

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The code R39.198 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Symptoms and signs involving the genitourinary system (R30-R39)
      • Oth and unsp symptoms and signs involving the GU sys (R39)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code R39.198 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

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Synonyms
  • Abnormal urination
  • Alteration in patterns of urinary elimination
  • Automatic micturition
  • Bladder pain
  • Difficulty initiating bladder emptying
  • Difficulty passing urine
  • Dysfunctional voiding
  • Dysfunctional voiding of urine
  • Finding of desire for urination
  • Finding of sensation of bladder
  • Finding related to ability to pass urine
  • Finding related to ability to pass urine
  • Has to make self urinate
  • Incomplete urination
  • Lack of desire for urination
  • Must adopt particular posture to urinate
  • On examination - automatic micturition
  • Painful bladder spasm
  • Painful urging to urinate
  • Spasm of bladder
  • Unable to urinate lying down
  • Unable to void urine

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