Diagnosis Code N42.81
Information for Medical Professionals
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Adult diagnoses Adult diagnoses
Adult. Age range is 15–124 years inclusive (e.g., senile delirium, mature cataract).
Diagnoses for males only Diagnoses for males only
Diagnoses for males only.
Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code N42.81 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)
- OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH CC/MCC 729
- OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC 730
Convert to ICD-9 General Equivalence Map
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.
- 602.8 - Prostatic disorders NEC (approximate) Approximate Flag
The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
- Prostatic pain
Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code N42.81 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:
- Inclusion Terms: Inclusion terms
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- Painful prostate syndrome
Information for Patients
The prostate is a gland in men. It helps make semen, the fluid that contains sperm. The prostate surrounds the tube that carries urine away from the bladder and out of the body. A young man's prostate is about the size of a walnut. It slowly grows larger with age. If it gets too large, it can cause problems. This is very common after age 50. The older men get, the more likely they are to have prostate trouble.
Some common problems are
- Prostatitis - inflammation, usually caused by bacteria
- Enlarged prostate (BPH), or benign prostatic hyperplasia - a common problem in older men which may cause dribbling after urination or a need to go often, especially at night
- Prostate cancer - a common cancer that responds best to treatment when detected early
NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
- Digital rectal exam
- Prostate Problems - NIH (National Institute on Aging)
- Prostatitis - acute
- Prostatitis - nonbacterial
- Prostatitis-bacterial - self-care
- Urinary Retention - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)