2024 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N04.A

Nephrotic syndrome with C3 glomerulonephritis

ICD-10-CM Code:
ICD-10 Code for:
Nephrotic syndrome with C3 glomerulonephritis
Is Billable?
Yes - Valid for Submission
Chronic Condition Indicator: [1]
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Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system
    • Glomerular diseases
      • Nephrotic syndrome

N04.A is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of nephrotic syndrome with c3 glomerulonephritis. The code is valid during the current fiscal year for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions from October 01, 2023 through September 30, 2024.

Clinical Classification

Clinical Information

  • Nephrosis, Lipoid

    a kidney disease with no or minimal histological glomerular changes on light microscopy and with no immune deposits. it is characterized by lipid accumulation in the epithelial cells of kidney tubules and in the urine. patients usually show nephrotic syndrome indicating the presence of proteinuria with accompanying edema.
  • Nephrotic Syndrome

    a condition characterized by severe proteinuria, greater than 3.5 g/day in an average adult. the substantial loss of protein in the urine results in complications such as hypoproteinemia; generalized edema; hypertension; and hyperlipidemias. diseases associated with nephrotic syndrome generally cause chronic kidney dysfunction.

Index to Diseases and Injuries References

The following annotation back-references for this diagnosis code are found in the injuries and diseases index. The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10-CM code(s).

Replacement Code

N04A replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10-CM code(s):

  • N04.8 - Nephrotic syndrome with other morphologic changes

Code History

  • FY 2024 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2023 through 9/30/2024
  • FY 2023 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2022 through 9/30/2023
  • FY 2022 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2021 through 9/30/2022
  • FY 2021 - Code Added, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021


[1] Chronic - a chronic condition code indicates a condition lasting 12 months or longer and its effect on the patient based on one or both of the following criteria:

  • The condition results in the need for ongoing intervention with medical products,treatment, services, and special equipment
  • The condition places limitations on self-care, independent living, and social interactions.