ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 639.3

Postabort kidney failure

Diagnosis Code 639.3

ICD-9: 639.3
Short Description: Postabort kidney failure
Long Description: Kidney failure following abortion and ectopic and molar pregnancies
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 639.3

Code Classification
  • Complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium
    • Ectopic and molar pregnancy and other pregnancy with abortive outcome (630-639)
      • 639 Complications following abortion and ectopic and molar pregnancies

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
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Maternity diagnoses (age 12 through 55) Additional informationCallout TooltipMaternity diagnoses (age 12 through 55)
Maternity diagnoses: Age range is 12–55 years inclusive.

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  • O08.4 - Renal failure following ectopic and molar pregnancy

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 639.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients


An abortion is a procedure to end a pregnancy. It uses medicine or surgery to remove the embryo or fetus and placenta from the uterus. The procedure is done by a licensed health care professional.

The decision to end a pregnancy is very personal. If you are thinking of having an abortion, most healthcare providers advise counseling.

  • Abortion - medical
  • Abortion - surgical
  • Abortion - surgical - aftercare
  • Ending pregnancy with medications

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Ectopic Pregnancy

Also called: Abdominal pregnancy, Tubal pregnancy

The uterus, or womb, is an important female reproductive organ. It is the place where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. If you have an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilized egg grows in an abnormal place, outside the uterus, usually in the fallopian tubes. The result is usually a miscarriage.

Ectopic pregnancy can be a medical emergency if it ruptures. Signs of ectopic pregnancy include

  • Abdominal pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Feeling dizzy or faint

Get medical care right away if you have these signs. Doctors use drugs or surgery to remove the ectopic tissue so it doesn't damage your organs. Many women who have had ectopic pregnancies go on to have healthy pregnancies later.

Dept. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health

  • D and C
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • HCG blood test - quantitative

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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
  • Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
  • Chronic renal failure
  • Dialysis
  • End-stage kidney disease
  • Glomerular filtration rate
  • Potter syndrome
  • Prerenal azotemia
  • Renal arteriography
  • Renal scan

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