2021 ICD-10-CM Code N48

Other disorders of penis

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

N48 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other disorders of penis. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 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.

ICD-10:N48
Short Description:Other disorders of penis
Long Description:Other disorders of penis

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Other disorders of penis

Header codes like N48 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 other disorders of penis:

  • N48.0 - Leukoplakia of penis
  • N48.1 - Balanitis
  • N48.2 - Other inflammatory disorders of penis
  • N48.21 - Abscess of corpus cavernosum and penis
  • N48.22 - Cellulitis of corpus cavernosum and penis
  • N48.29 - Other inflammatory disorders of penis
  • N48.3 - Priapism
  • N48.30 - Priapism, unspecified
  • N48.31 - Priapism due to trauma
  • N48.32 - Priapism due to disease classified elsewhere
  • N48.33 - Priapism, drug-induced
  • N48.39 - Other priapism
  • N48.5 - Ulcer of penis
  • N48.6 - Induration penis plastica
  • N48.8 - Other specified disorders of penis
  • N48.81 - Thrombosis of superficial vein of penis
  • N48.82 - Acquired torsion of penis
  • N48.83 - Acquired buried penis
  • N48.89 - Other specified disorders of penis
  • N48.9 - Disorder of penis, unspecified

Information for Patients


Penis Disorders

Also called: Penile disorders

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


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)