Azotemia

"Azotemia" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "azotemia"

  • Azotemia - R79.89 Other specified abnormal findings of blood chemistry
    • meaning uremia - N19 Unspecified kidney failure

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Azotemia: A biochemical abnormality referring to an elevation of BLOOD UREA NITROGEN and CREATININE. Azotemia can be produced by KIDNEY DISEASES or other extrarenal disorders. When azotemia becomes associated with a constellation of clinical signs, it is termed UREMIA.