disease or hematuria can be present with another condition in the genitourinary tract. Hematuria may be further described as Gross hematuria Microscopic hematuria Recurrent, persistent or idiopathic Renal failure and renal insufficiency represent a range of disease processes that occur when the kidneys have problems eliminating metabolic products from the blood These conditions may be caused by various underlying conditions such as hypertension and diabetes Acute and chronic forms of kidney disease are classified with different codes in ICD-10-CM
Coding Diseases of the Genitourinary System Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the proper term for other conditions such as chronic renal failure or chronic renal insufficiency CKD has five stages of disease based on the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) Patients are considered as having end-stage renal disease when the patient requires dialysis or a kidney transplant Acute kidney failure or acute renal failure usually occurs suddenly as the result of physical trauma, infection, inflammation or toxicity Symptoms include oliguria or anuria with hyperkalemia and pulmonary edema The types of acute kidney failure may be described according to the underlying cause, such as: Prerenal Intrarenal Postrenal
Coding Diseases of the Genitourinary System Cystitis is a bacterial infection of the urinary bladder. In females, most cases are due to vaginal infection that extends through the urethra to the bladder In males, cystitis is due to urethral or prostatic infections or catheterizations ICD-10-CM classifies cystitis according to the type, severity and location. The codes also identify whether or not hematuria is present with cystitis An additional code is used to identify the infectious agent when applicable.
Coding Diseases of the Genitourinary System The diagnosis of an enlarged prostate may also be stated as benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) The prostate gland, which encircles the urethra at the base of the bladder, becomes enlarged and presses on the urethra, obstructing the flow of urine from the bladder This is known as benign bladder neck obstruction (BNO) Symptoms of an enlarged prostate may be referred to as lower urinary tract symptoms or LUTS ICD-10-CM classifies enlarged or nodular prostate with and without lower urinary tract symptoms
Coding Diseases of the Genitourinary System Disorders of the breast include gynecomastia, fibrocystic disease, inflammatory disease and solitary cyst of the breast Certain signs and symptoms of breast disease are included in this chapter, such as mastodynia, induration of breast and nipple discharge Specific codes describe conditions of the breast related to staged breast reconstruction following full or partial mastectomy Inflammatory disease of female pelvic organs A note at the beginning of several category codes state “use additional code to identify infectious agent”
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