ICD-10 Diagnosis Code N48.9

Disorder of penis, unspecified

Diagnosis Code N48.9

ICD-10: N48.9
Short Description: Disorder of penis, unspecified
Long Description: Disorder of penis, unspecified
This is the 2019 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code N48.9

Valid for Submission
The code N48.9 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Diseases of male genital organs (N40-N53)
      • Other disorders of penis (N48)

Information for Medical Professionals


Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Diagnoses for males only - Diagnoses for males only.

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code N48.9 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)

  • 729 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITH CC/MCC
  • 730 - OTHER MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM DIAGNOSES WITHOUT CC/MCC

Convert to ICD-9
  • 607.9 - Disorder of penis NOS

Synonyms
  • Disorder of penis
  • Disorder of skin of penis
  • Lesion of penis
  • O/E - penile abnormality
  • O/E - penis
  • Penis problem

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

  • 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
  • Balanitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Cancer - penis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Curvature of the penis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Epididymitis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Epispadias (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Erythroplasia of Queyrat (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hypospadias (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hypospadias repair (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Hypospadias repair - discharge (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Paraphimosis (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Penis pain (Medical Encyclopedia)

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ICD-10 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
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  • Approximate Flag - The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
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  • Combination Flag - The combination flag indicates that more than one code in the target system is required to satisfy the full equivalent meaning of a code in the source system.

Present on Admission
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