N41 - Inflammatory diseases of prostate

Version 2023
ICD-10:N41
Short Description:Inflammatory diseases of prostate
Long Description:Inflammatory diseases of prostate
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Diseases of male genital organs (N40-N53)
      • Inflammatory diseases of prostate (N41)

N41 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 inflammatory diseases of prostate. 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 Inflammatory diseases of prostate

Non-specific codes like N41 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 inflammatory diseases of prostate:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use N41.0 for Acute prostatitis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use N41.1 for Chronic prostatitis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use N41.2 for Abscess of prostate
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use N41.3 for Prostatocystitis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use N41.4 for Granulomatous prostatitis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use N41.8 for Other inflammatory diseases of prostate
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use N41.9 for Inflammatory disease of prostate, unspecified

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Patient Education


Prostate Diseases

What is the prostate?

The prostate is a gland in the male reproductive system. It lies just below the bladder. It makes fluid that is part of semen.

What are prostate diseases?

There are many types of prostate diseases:

Who is more likely to develop prostate diseases?

Anyone with a prostate can develop prostate problems. But some people are at higher risk.

You may be more likely to develop prostatitis if you have:

You may be more likely to develop an enlarged prostate (BPH) if you:

You may be more likely to develop prostate cancer if you:

What are the symptoms of prostate diseases?

The symptoms of prostate problems include:

Other symptoms depend on the type of prostate problem you have and may include:

Contact your provider if you have any of these symptoms.

How are prostate diseases diagnosed?

To find out if you have a prostate problem, your provider will:

Treatment depends on what prostate disease you have and which symptoms bother you most.

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