ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Q64.71

Congenital prolapse of urethra

Diagnosis Code Q64.71

ICD-10: Q64.71
Short Description: Congenital prolapse of urethra
Long Description: Congenital prolapse of urethra
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Q64.71

Code Classification
  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
    • Congenital malformations of the urinary system (Q60-Q64)
      • Other congenital malformations of urinary system (Q64)

Information for Patients

Urethral Disorders

The urethra is the tube that allows urine to pass out of the body. In men, it's a long tube that runs through the penis. It also carries semen in men. In women, it's short and is just above the vagina. Urethral problems may happen due to aging, illness, or injury. They include

  • Urethral cancer - a rare cancer that happens more often in men
  • Urethral stricture - a narrowing of the opening of the urethra
  • Urethritis - inflammation of the urethra, sometimes caused by infection

Urethral problems may cause pain or difficulty passing urine. You may also have bleeding or discharge from the urethra.

Doctors diagnose urethral problems using different tests. These include urine tests, x-rays and an examination of the urethra with a scope called a cystoscope. Treatment depends on the cause of the problem. It may include medicines and, in severe cases, surgery.

  • Chlamydial infections - male
  • Epispadias
  • Meatal stenosis
  • Self catheterization - female
  • Self catheterization - male
  • Traumatic injury of the bladder and urethra
  • Urethral discharge culture
  • Urethral stricture
  • Urethritis
  • Urinary Retention - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

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