Diagnosis Code N03.6
Information for Medical Professionals
The diagnosis code N03.6 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)
- 698 - OTHER KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT DIAGNOSES WITH MCC
- 699 - OTHER KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT DIAGNOSES WITH CC
- 700 - OTHER KIDNEY AND URINARY TRACT DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC
Convert to ICD-9 General Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- 582.2 - Chr membranoprolif nephr (approximate) Approximate Flag
The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
- Chronic nephritic syndrome, dense deposit disease
Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code N03.6 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Inclusion Terms: Inclusion terms
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- Chronic nephritic syndrome WITH "With"
The word "with" should be interpreted to mean "associated with" or "due to" when it appears in a code title, the Alphabetic Index, or an instructional note in the Tabular List. The word "with" in the Alphabetic Index is sequenced immediately following the main term, not in alphabetical order. membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis, type 2
- Chronic nephritic syndrome WITH "With"
Information for Patients
Also called: Renal disease
You have two kidneys, each about the size of your fist. They are near the middle of your back, just below the rib cage. Inside each kidney there are about a million tiny structures called nephrons. They filter your blood. They remove wastes and extra water, which become urine. The urine flows through tubes called ureters. It goes to your bladder, which stores the urine until you go to the bathroom.
Most kidney diseases attack the nephrons. This damage may leave kidneys unable to remove wastes. Causes can include genetic problems, injuries, or medicines. You have a higher risk of kidney disease if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, or a close family member with kidney disease. Chronic kidney disease damages the nephrons slowly over several years. Other kidney problems include
Your doctor can do blood and urine tests to check if you have kidney disease. If your kidneys fail, you will need dialysis or a kidney transplant.
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
- ACE inhibitors (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Acute nephritic syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Analgesic nephropathy (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Atheroembolic renal disease (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Bartter syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Bilateral hydronephrosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Congenital nephrotic syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Distal renal tubular acidosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Glomerulonephritis (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Goodpasture syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
- IgA nephropathy (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Injury - kidney and ureter (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Interstitial nephritis (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Kidney removal (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Kidney removal - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Medicines and Kidney Disease - NIH (National Kidney Disease Education Program)
- Membranoproliferative GN I (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Membranous nephropathy (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Minimal change disease (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Nephrocalcinosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Nephrotic syndrome (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Obstructive uropathy (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Perirenal abscess (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Proximal renal tubular acidosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Reflux nephropathy (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Renal papillary necrosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Renal perfusion scintiscan (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Renal vein thrombosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Unilateral hydronephrosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
C3 glomerulopathy C3 glomerulopathy is a group of related conditions that cause the kidneys to malfunction. The major features of C3 glomerulopathy include high levels of protein in the urine (proteinuria), blood in the urine (hematuria), reduced amounts of urine, low levels of protein in the blood, and swelling in many areas of the body. Affected individuals may have particularly low levels of a protein called complement component 3 (or C3) in the blood.The kidney problems associated with C3 glomerulopathy tend to worsen over time. About half of affected individuals develop end-stage renal disease (ESRD) within 10 years after their diagnosis. ESRD is a life-threatening condition that prevents the kidneys from filtering fluids and waste products from the body effectively.Researchers have identified two major forms of C3 glomerulopathy: dense deposit disease and C3 glomerulonephritis. Although the two disorders cause similar kidney problems, the features of dense deposit disease tend to appear earlier than those of C3 glomerulonephritis, usually in adolescence. However, the signs and symptoms of either disease may not begin until adulthood.One of the two forms of C3 glomerulopathy, dense deposit disease, can also be associated with other conditions unrelated to kidney function. For example, people with dense deposit disease may have acquired partial lipodystrophy, a condition characterized by a lack of fatty (adipose) tissue under the skin in the upper part of the body. Additionally, some people with dense deposit disease develop a buildup of yellowish deposits called drusen in the light-sensitive tissue at the back of the eye (the retina). These deposits usually appear in childhood or adolescence and can cause vision problems later in life.