ICD-10 Diagnosis Code N64.52

Nipple discharge

Diagnosis Code N64.52

ICD-10: N64.52
Short Description: Nipple discharge
Long Description: Nipple discharge
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code N64.52

Valid for Submission
The code N64.52 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Disorders of breast (N60-N65)
      • Other disorders of breast (N64)

Information for Medical Professionals

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code N64.52 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 597 - MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITH MCC
  • 598 - MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITH CC
  • 599 - MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 600 - NON-MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITH CC/MCC
  • 601 - NON-MALIGNANT BREAST DISORDERS WITHOUT CC/MCC

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Synonyms
  • Bilateral discharge from nipples
  • Bloody nipple discharge
  • Clear nipple discharge
  • Discharge from left nipple
  • Discharge from nipple
  • Discharge from right nipple
  • Discharge from the breast
  • Green nipple discharge
  • Milky nipple discharge
  • Nipple discharge present
  • Nipple discharge symptom
  • On examination - nipple discharge
  • On examination - nipple discharge - clear
  • On examination - nipple discharge - milky
  • On examination - nipple discharge - pus
  • On examination - nipple discharge-blood-red
  • Purulent nipple discharge
  • Serosanguineous nipple discharge
  • Serous nipple discharge

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code N64.52 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:


Information for Patients


Breast Diseases

Most women experience breast changes at some time. Your age, hormone levels, and medicines you take may cause lumps, bumps, and discharges (fluids that are not breast milk).

If you have a breast lump, pain, discharge or skin irritation, see your health care provider. Minor and serious breast problems have similar symptoms. Although many women fear cancer, most breast problems are not cancer.

Some common breast changes are

  • Fibrocystic breast changes - lumpiness, thickening and swelling, often just before a woman's period
  • Cysts - fluid-filled lumps
  • Fibroadenomas - solid, round, rubbery lumps that move easily when pushed, occurring most in younger women
  • Intraductal papillomas - growths similar to warts near the nipple
  • Blocked milk ducts
  • Milk production when a woman is not breastfeeding

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • Breast - premenstrual tenderness and swelling
  • Breast biopsy -- stereotactic
  • Breast biopsy -- ultrasound
  • Breast infection
  • Breast lump
  • Breast MRI scan
  • Breast pain
  • Breast self exam
  • Breast skin and nipple changes
  • Fibroadenoma - breast
  • Fibrocystic breast disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Intraductal papilloma
  • Nipple problems


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