ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 616.51

Vulvar ulcer in oth dis

Diagnosis Code 616.51

ICD-9: 616.51
Short Description: Vulvar ulcer in oth dis
Long Description: Ulceration of vulva in diseases classified elsewhere
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 616.51

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (580–629)
    • Inflammatory disease of female pelvic organs (614-616)
      • 616 Inflammatory disease of cervix, vagina, and vulva

Information for Medical Professionals


Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Manifestations not allowed as principal diagnosis Additional informationCallout TooltipManifestations not allowed as principal diagnosis
Manifestations not allowed as principal diagnosis: Manifestation codes describe the manifestation of an underlying disease, not the disease itself, and therefore should not be used as a principal diagnosis.


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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.
  • N77.0 - Ulceration of vulva in diseases classified elsewhere

Index of Diseases and Injuries
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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


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