Created Feb 2012
Reviewed Dec 2019
What ICD-10-AM diagnosis code should be assigned for emphysematous cystitis?
Research indicates this is a ‘rare disease entity caused by gas fermenting bacterial and fungal pathogens. Clinical symptoms are nonspecific and diagnostic clues often arise from the unanticipated imaging findings’. (Emphysematous cystitis: An unusual disease of the Genito-Urinary system suspected on imaging)
Based on research and clinical advice the ICD-10-AM diagnosis code to assign for emphysematous cystitis is N30.8 Other cystitis with free text used to specify the type of cystitis.
ICD-10-AM Alphabetic Index
Cystitis (exudative) (haemorrhagic) (septic) (suppurative) N30.9
- specified NEC N30.8