ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 599.84

Oth spcf dsdr urethra

Diagnosis Code 599.84

ICD-9: 599.84
Short Description: Oth spcf dsdr urethra
Long Description: Other specified disorders of urethra
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 599.84

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system
    • Other diseases of urinary system (590-599)
      • 599 Other disorders of urethra and urinary tract

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Bleeding from urethra
  • Degenerative disorder of urethra
  • Denervation of external urethral sphincter
  • Fibrosis of external urethral sphincter
  • Hemorrhage of urethra
  • Incompetent urethral closure mechanism
  • Malakoplakia of urethra
  • Nontraumatic rupture of urethra
  • Paraurethral urinoma
  • Poor urethral support
  • Rupture of posterior urethra
  • Rupture of urethra
  • Short urethra
  • Urethral cyst
  • Urethral granuloma
  • Urethral spasm
  • Urinary incontinence due to urethral sphincter incompetence

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Urethral Disorders

The urethra is the tube that allows urine to pass out of the body. In men, it's a long tube that runs through the penis. It also carries semen in men. In women, it's short and is just above the vagina. Urethral problems may happen due to aging, illness, or injury. They include

  • Urethral stricture - a narrowing of the opening of the urethra
  • Urethritis - inflammation of the urethra, sometimes caused by infection

Urethral problems may cause pain or difficulty passing urine. You may also have bleeding or discharge from the urethra.

Doctors diagnose urethral problems using different tests. These include urine tests, x-rays and an examination of the urethra with a scope called a cystoscope. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. It may include medicines and, in severe cases, surgery.

  • Chlamydial urethritis - male
  • Epispadias
  • Indwelling catheter care
  • Meatal stenosis
  • Self catheterization - female
  • Self catheterization - male
  • Traumatic injury of the bladder and urethra
  • Urethral discharge culture
  • Urethral stricture
  • Urethritis
  • Urinary catheters
  • Urinary Retention - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

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