ICD-10-CM Code N47

Disorders of prepuce

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

N47 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of disorders of prepuce. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:N47
Short Description:Disorders of prepuce
Long Description:Disorders of prepuce

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • N47.0 - Adherent prepuce, newborn
  • N47.1 - Phimosis
  • N47.2 - Paraphimosis
  • N47.3 - Deficient foreskin
  • N47.4 - Benign cyst of prepuce
  • N47.5 - Adhesions of prepuce and glans penis
  • N47.6 - Balanoposthitis
  • N47.7 - Other inflammatory diseases of prepuce
  • N47.8 - Other disorders of prepuce

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Diseases of male genital organs (N40-N53)
      • Disorders of prepuce (N47)

Code History

  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016
    (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020

Information for Patients


Penis Disorders

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

  • Erectile dysfunction - inability to get or keep an erection
  • Priapism - a painful erection that does not go away
  • Peyronie's disease - bending of the penis during an erection due to a hard lump called a plaque
  • Balanitis - inflammation of the skin covering the head of the penis, most often in men and boys who have not been circumcised
  • Penile cancer - a rare form of cancer, highly curable when caught early

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