Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy ICD 9 Code

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11232

Billable Medical Code for Hypertrophy (benign) of Prostate with Urinary Obstruction and other Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS)

Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 600.01

Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 600.01.

The Short Description Is: BPH w urinary obs/LUTS.

Known As

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy is also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia w/ urinary symptoms, benign prostatic hyperplasia with urinary obstruction, benign prostatic hypertrophy (enlarged prostate), benign prostatic hypertrophy with outflow obstruction, BPH w incomplete bladder emptying, BPH w lower urinary tract symptoms of nocturia, BPH w lower urinary tract symptoms, BPH w nocturia, BPH w straining on urination, BPH w urinary frequency, BPH w urinary incontinence, BPH w urinary obstruction, BPH w urinary urgency, BPH w weak urinary stream, incomplete emptying of bladder due to benign prostatic hypertrophy, lower urinary tract symptoms due to benign prostatic hypertrophy, nocturia associated with benign prostatic hypertrophy, nocturia due to benign prostatic hypertrophy, nocturia due to benign prostatic hypertrophy, straining on urination due to benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary frequency due to benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary hesitancy due to benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary incontinence due to benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary retention due to benign prostatic hypertrophy, urinary urgency due to benign prostatic hypertrophy, and weak urinary stream due to benign prostatic hypertrophy. This applies to hypertrophy (benign) of prostate with urinary retention.

Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy Definition and Symptoms

Benign prostatic hypertrophy is the enlargement of the prostate gland that is not cancerous. Though it is not cancerous it may cause problems relating to urination. Some symptoms include difficulty in starting urine stream, decreased strength of urine flow, waking at night to urinate, pain during urination, and a sudden, uncontrollable urge to urinate.