ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0V55XZZ

Destruction of Scrotum, External Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0V55XZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0V55XZZ
Short Description: Destruction of Scrotum, External Approach
Long Description: Destruction of Scrotum, External Approach

This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0V55XZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0V55XZZ is a billable procedure code.

ICD-10-PCS Table

Section 0 - Medical and Surgical
Body System 0V - Male Reproductive System
Operation 0V5 - Destruction
Body Part Approach Device Qualifier
5 - Scrotum X - External Z - No Device Z - No Qualifier

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Destruction
Definition:
Physical eradication of all or a portion of a body part by the direct use of energy, force, or a destructive agent
Explanation:
None of the body part is physically taken out
Includes:
Fulguration of rectal polyp, cautery of skin lesion
Approach External
Definition:
Procedures performed directly on the skin or mucous membrane and procedures performed indirectly by the application of external force through the skin or mucous membrane

Code Edits

The following code edits are applicable to this code 0V55XZZ:

Procedures for males only - this code is intended for procedures for males only.

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