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Kidney biopsy

Annette Posted Thu 29th of August, 2019 10:54:25 AM
RENAL BIOPSY: 1. MILD TO MODERATE ACUTE TUBULAR INJURY WITH FOCAL ISOMETRIC TUBULAR EPITHELIAL VACUOLIZATION AND FOCAL NODULAR HYALINE ARTERIOLOSCLEROSIS, CONSISTENT WITH CHRONIC AND ONGOING CALCINEURIN INHIBITOR NEPHROTOXICITY 2. MILD MESANGIAL PROLIFERATIVE GLOMERULONEPHRITIS WITH IMMUNE COMPLEX DEPOSITS 3. FOCAL SEGMENTAL GLOMERULOSCLEROSIS, MOST LIKELY SECONDARY 4. NO DIAGNOSTIC EVIDENCE OF ACUTE REJECTION SEEN 5. MODERATE TO SEVERE INTERSTITIAL FIBROSIS AND TUBULAR ATROPHY WITH 8/13 GLOBALLY SCLEROTIC GLOMERULI ON A RELATIVELY LIMITED CORTICAL SAMPLE What icd10 would you assign? Thank you
SuperCoder Answered Fri 30th of August, 2019 04:13:09 AM

Hi Annette,

 

Please find below the appropriate ICD-10 CM codes that can be billed for the provided documentation:

 

  • N17.0 - Acute kidney failure with tubular necrosis
  • N00.3 - Acute nephritic syndrome with diffuse mesangial proliferative glomerulonephritis
  • N04.1 - Nephrotic syndrome with focal and segmental glomerular lesions
  • N26.1 - Atrophy of kidney (terminal)
  • N26.9 - Renal sclerosis, unspecified

 

Thanks!

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