ICD-10 Diagnosis Code A60.02

Herpesviral infection of other male genital organs

Diagnosis Code A60.02

ICD-10: A60.02
Short Description: Herpesviral infection of other male genital organs
Long Description: Herpesviral infection of other male genital organs
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code A60.02

Code Classification
  • Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
    • Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission (A50-A64)
      • Anogenital herpesviral [herpes simplex] infections (A60)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Diagnoses for males only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for males only
Diagnoses for males only.

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code A60.02 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)


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Information for Patients

Genital Herpes

Also called: Herpes genitalis

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a herpes simplex virus (HSV). It can cause sores on your genital or rectal area, buttocks, and thighs. You can get it from having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has it. The virus can spread even when sores are not present. Mothers can also infect their babies during childbirth.

Symptoms of herpes are called outbreaks. You usually get sores near the area where the virus has entered the body. The sores are blisters which break and become painful, and then heal. Sometimes people do not know they have herpes because they have no symptoms or very mild symptoms. The virus can be more serious in newborn babies or in people with weak immune systems.

Repeat outbreaks are common, especially during the first year. Over time, you get them less often and the symptoms become milder. The virus stays in your body for life.

There are tests that can diagnose genital herpes. There is no cure. However, medicines can help lessen symptoms, decrease outbreaks, and lower the risk of passing the virus to others. Correct usage of latex condoms can reduce, but not eliminate, the risk of catching or spreading herpes.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

  • Condom Fact Sheet in Brief (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Genital Herpes (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Genital herpes
  • Genital herpes - self-care
  • Herpes viral culture of lesion
  • Serum herpes simplex antibodies

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