Hypertensive chronic kidney disease (I12)

Clinical Information for Hypertensive chronic kidney disease (I12)

Nephrosclerosis - Hardening of the KIDNEY due to infiltration by fibrous connective tissue (FIBROSIS), usually caused by renovascular diseases or chronic HYPERTENSION. Nephrosclerosis leads to renal ISCHEMIA.

Instructional Notations

Includes Includes
This note appears immediately under a three character code title to further define, or give examples of, the content of the category.

  • any condition in N18 N26
  • arteriosclerosis of kidney
  • arteriosclerotic nephritis (chronic) (interstitial)
  • hypertensive nephropathy
  • nephrosclerosis

Type 1 Excludes Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

  • hypertension due to kidney disease I15.0 I15.1
  • renovascular hypertension I15.0
  • secondary hypertension I15

Type 2 Excludes Type 2 Excludes
A type 2 excludes note represents "Not included here". An excludes2 note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition represented by the code, but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When an Excludes2 note appears under a code, it is acceptable to use both the code and the excluded code together, when appropriate.

  • acute kidney failure N17