ICD-10 Diagnosis Code N76.6

Ulceration of vulva

Diagnosis Code N76.6

ICD-10: N76.6
Short Description: Ulceration of vulva
Long Description: Ulceration of vulva
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code N76.6

Valid for Submission
The code N76.6 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs (N70-N77)
      • Other inflammation of vagina and vulva (N76)

Information for Medical Professionals


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


Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code N76.6 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V34.0)

  • 742 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR NON-MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC
  • 743 - UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR NON-MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral 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.
  • 616.50 - Ulceration of vulva NOS

Synonyms
  • Aphthous ulcer of mouth
  • Chondromalacia
  • Erosion of vulvar labia
  • Erosive vulvitis
  • Mouth and genital ulcers with inflamed cartilage syndrome
  • Non-infective ulcerative disorder of female genitalia
  • Recurrent aphthous ulcer
  • Recurrent mouth ulcers
  • Relapsing polychondritis
  • Sutton's ulcer
  • Ulcer of genital labium
  • Ulceration of vulva
  • Ulcers of female genital organs
  • Ulcus vulvae acutum
  • Vulval aphthosis

Information for Patients


Vulvar Disorders

The vulva is the external part of a woman's genitals. Some problems you can have with the vulvar area include

  • Bacterial or fungal infections
  • Skin problems due to allergy
  • Vulvar cancer
  • Vulvodynia, or vulvar pain

Symptoms may include redness, itching, pain, or cracks in the skin. Treatment depends on the cause.

  • Vulvovaginitis - overview


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