ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VN5XZZ

Release Scrotum, External Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VN5XZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VN5XZZ
Short Description: Release Scrotum, External Approach
Long Description: Release Scrotum, External Approach

This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-PCS procedure code 0VN5XZZ

Valid for Submission
The code 0VN5XZZ is a billable procedure code.

ICD-10-PCS Table

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

ICD-10-PCS Definitions

Operation Release
Definition:
Freeing a body part from an abnormal physical constraint by cutting or by the use of force
Explanation:
Some of the restraining tissue may be taken out but none of the body part is taken out
Includes:
Adhesiolysis, carpal tunnel release
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 0VN5XZZ:

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

Diagnostic Related Groups

The procedure code 0VN5XZZ is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 711 - TESTES PROCEDURES WITH CC/MCC
  • 712 - TESTES PROCEDURES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 907 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH MCC
  • 908 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITH CC
  • 909 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR INJURIES WITHOUT CC/MCC
  • 957 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH MCC
  • 958 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITH CC
  • 959 - OTHER O.R. PROCEDURES FOR MULTIPLE SIGNIFICANT TRAUMA WITHOUT CC/MCC

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