ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VNTXZZ

Release Prepuce, External Approach

ICD-10-PCS Procedure Code 0VNTXZZ

ICD-10-PCS: 0VNTXZZ
Short Description: Release Prepuce, External Approach
Long Description: Release Prepuce, External Approach

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

Valid for Submission
The code 0VNTXZZ 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
T - Prepuce 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
Body Part Prepuce
Includes:
Foreskin
Glans penis
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 0VNTXZZ:

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

Convert to ICD-9-PCS

  • 9995

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