ICD-10 Diagnosis Code N48.5

Ulcer of penis

Diagnosis Code N48.5

ICD-10: N48.5
Short Description: Ulcer of penis
Long Description: Ulcer of penis
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code N48.5

Valid for Submission
The code N48.5 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Diseases of male genital organs (N40-N53)
      • Other disorders of penis (N48)

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 N48.5 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

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Synonyms
  • Aphthosis of glans penis
  • Aphthous ulcer of male genital organ
  • Chronic ulcer of corpus cavernosum
  • Chronic ulcer of penis
  • Classical histoplasmosis mucosal ulceration
  • Classical histoplasmosis penile ulceration
  • Penile ulceration due to Behçet's disease
  • Ulcer of penis
  • Ulcer of penis

Information for Patients


Penis Disorders

Also called: Penile disorders

Problems with the penis can cause pain and affect a man's sexual function and fertility. Penis disorders include

  • Erectile dysfunction - inability to get or keep an erection
  • Priapism - a painful erection that does not go away
  • Peyronie's disease - bending of the penis during an erection due to a hard lump called a plaque
  • Balanitis - inflammation of the skin covering the head of the penis, most often in men and boys who have not been circumcised
  • Penile cancer - a rare form of cancer, highly curable when caught early

  • Balanitis
  • Cancer - penis
  • Curvature of the penis
  • Epididymitis
  • Epispadias
  • Erythroplasia of Queyrat
  • Hypospadias
  • Hypospadias repair
  • Hypospadias repair - discharge
  • Paraphimosis
  • Penis pain


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