D29 - Benign neoplasm of male genital organs

Version 2023
ICD-10:D29
Short Description:Benign neoplasm of male genital organs
Long Description:Benign neoplasm of male genital organs
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Neoplasms (C00–D48)
    • Benign neoplasms, except benign neuroendocrine tumors (D10-D36)
      • Benign neoplasm of male genital organs (D29)

D29 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of benign neoplasm of male genital organs. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Specific Coding for Benign neoplasm of male genital organs

Non-specific codes like D29 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for benign neoplasm of male genital organs:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D29.0 for Benign neoplasm of penis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D29.1 for Benign neoplasm of prostate
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - D29.2 for Benign neoplasm of testis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D29.20 for Benign neoplasm of unspecified testis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D29.21 for Benign neoplasm of right testis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D29.22 for Benign neoplasm of left testis
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - D29.3 for Benign neoplasm of epididymis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D29.30 for Benign neoplasm of unspecified epididymis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D29.31 for Benign neoplasm of right epididymis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D29.32 for Benign neoplasm of left epididymis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D29.4 for Benign neoplasm of scrotum
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D29.8 for Benign neoplasm of other specified male genital organs
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use D29.9 for Benign neoplasm of male genital organ, unspecified

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Patient Education


Benign Tumors

Tumors are abnormal growths in your body. They can be either benign or malignant. Benign tumors aren't cancer. Malignant ones are. Benign tumors grow only in one place. They cannot spread or invade other parts of your body. Even so, they can be dangerous if they press on vital organs, such as your brain.

Tumors are made up of extra cells. Normally, cells grow and divide to form new cells as your body needs them. When cells grow old, they die, and new cells take their place. Sometimes, this process goes wrong. New cells form when your body does not need them, and old cells do not die when they should. These extra cells can divide without stopping and may form tumor.

Treatment often involves surgery. Benign tumors usually don't grow back.

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Penis Disorders

Problems with the penis can cause pain and affect a man's sexual function and fertility. Penis disorders include:


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Testicular Disorders

Testicles, or testes, make male hormones and sperm. They are two egg-shaped organs inside the scrotum, the loose sac of skin behind the penis. It's easy to injure your testicles because they are not protected by bones or muscles. Men and boys should wear athletic supporters when they play sports.

You should examine your testicles monthly and seek medical attention for lumps, redness, pain or other changes. Testicles can get inflamed or infected. They can also develop cancer. Testicular cancer is rare and highly treatable. It usually happens between the ages of 15 and 40.


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