Includes:

  • pyelonephritis

Excludes1

  • pyeloureteritis cystica (N28.85)
  1. N14 Drug- and heavy-metal-induced tubulo-interstitial and tubular conditions

    Use Additional code for adverse effect, if applicable, to identify drug (T36-T50 with fifth or sixth character 5)

    1. N14.0 Analgesic nephropathy

    2. N14.1 Nephropathy induced by other drugs, medicaments and biological substances

    3. N14.2 Nephropathy induced by unspecified drug, medicament or biological substance

    4. N14.3 Nephropathy induced by heavy metals

    5. N14.4 Toxic nephropathy, not elsewhere classified

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.