ICD-10 Diagnosis Code N83.53

Torsion of ovary, ovarian pedicle and fallopian tube

Diagnosis Code N83.53

ICD-10: N83.53
Short Description: Torsion of ovary, ovarian pedicle and fallopian tube
Long Description: Torsion of ovary, ovarian pedicle and fallopian tube
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code N83.53

Valid for Submission
The code N83.53 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Noninflammatory disorders of female genital tract (N80-N98)
      • Noninflammatory disord of ovary, fallop and broad ligament (N83)

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 N83.53 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

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Synonyms
  • Torsion of fallopian tube
  • Torsion of ovarian pedicle
  • Torsion of ovary
  • Torsion of ovary, ovarian pedicle and fallopian tube
  • Torsion of the ovary and fallopian tube
  • Torsion of the ovary, ovarian pedicle or fallopian tube

Information for Patients


Ovarian Disorders

The ovaries are a pair of organs that women have. They are located in the pelvis, one on each side of the uterus. Each ovary is about the size and shape of an almond.

The ovaries produce a woman's eggs. If an egg is fertilized by a sperm, a pregnancy can result. Ovaries also make the female hormones estrogen and progesterone. When a woman goes through menopause, her ovaries stop releasing eggs and make far lower levels of hormones.

Problems with the ovaries include

  • Ovarian cancer
  • Ovarian cysts and polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Premature ovarian failure
  • Ovarian torsion, a twisting of the ovary

  • Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
  • Ovarian overproduction of androgens


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