ICD-10-CM Code N50.89

Other specified disorders of the male genital organs

Version 2020 Billable Code Diagnoses For Males Only

Valid for Submission

N50.89 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specified disorders of the male genital organs. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code N50.89 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like abnormal development of secondary sexual characteristics, acquired stricture of vas deferens, adenomatous hyperplasia of rete testis, aphthous ulcer of male genital organ, aphthous ulcer of mouth, atrophy of scrotum, etc

The code N50.89 is applicable to male patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-male patient.

Short Description:Other specified disorders of the male genital organs
Long Description:Other specified disorders of the male genital organs

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code N50.89:

Inclusion Terms

Inclusion Terms
These terms are the conditions for which that code is to be used. The terms may be synonyms of the code title, or, in the case of "other specified" codes, the terms are a list of the various conditions assigned to that code. The inclusion terms are not necessarily exhaustive. Additional terms found only in the Alphabetic Index may also be assigned to a code.
  • Atrophy of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
  • Chylocele, tunica vaginalis (nonfilarial) NOS
  • Edema of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
  • Hypertrophy of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
  • Stricture of spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis, and vas deferens
  • Ulcer of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, testis, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
  • Urethroscrotal fistula

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code N50.89 are found in the index:

Code Edits

The Medicare Code Editor (MCE) detects and reports errors in the coding of claims data. The following ICD-10 Code Edits are applicable to this code:

  • Diagnoses for males only - Medicare Code Editor detects inconsistencies between a patient’s sex and any diagnosis on the patient’s record, this code applies to MALES only .


The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:

  • Abnormal development of secondary sexual characteristics
  • Acquired stricture of vas deferens
  • Adenomatous hyperplasia of rete testis
  • Aphthous ulcer of male genital organ
  • Aphthous ulcer of mouth
  • Atrophy of scrotum
  • Atrophy of seminal vesicle
  • Atrophy of spermatic cord
  • Atrophy of testis
  • Atrophy of tunica vaginalis
  • Atrophy of vas deferens
  • Burning scrotum
  • Cyst of seminal vesicle
  • Delayed male climacteric
  • Dysesthesia
  • Dysplasia of testis
  • Edema of male genital organs
  • Edema of scrotum
  • Endometriosis of the spermatic cord following estrogen therapy
  • Epididymal pain
  • Epididymal swelling
  • Epididymis enlarged
  • Epididymis tender
  • Fibrosis of scrotum
  • Fibrosis of seminal vesicle
  • Fibrosis of spermatic cord
  • Fibrosis of testis
  • Fibrosis of tunica vaginalis
  • Fibrosis of vas deferens
  • Finding of appearance of epididymis
  • Finding of consistency of testes
  • Finding of sensation of epididymis
  • Finding of sensation of epididymis
  • Finding of sensation of testes
  • Fistula of genitourinary tract
  • Genitourinary tenderness
  • Hard testes
  • Hypertrophy of scrotum
  • Hypertrophy of seminal vesicle
  • Hypertrophy of spermatic cord
  • Hypertrophy of testis
  • Hypertrophy of tunica vaginalis
  • Hypertrophy of vas deferens
  • Idiopathic scrotal edema
  • Leukoplakia of male genital organs
  • Leydig cell hyperplasia of testis
  • Lymphedema of genitalia
  • Lymphedema of scrotum
  • Male climacteric
  • Male genital organ stricture
  • Mass of epididymis
  • Mass of male genital structure
  • Mass of urogenital structure
  • Molimen climacterium virile
  • Mouth and genital ulcers with inflamed cartilage syndrome
  • O/E - epididymal swelling
  • O/E - genital edema
  • O/E - left scrotal swelling
  • O/E - right scrotal swelling
  • O/E - scrotal edema
  • O/E - scrotal swelling
  • O/E - testicular swelling
  • O/E -scrotal swelling-transill
  • Obstruction of efferent duct of testis
  • On examination - scrotal swelling - no transillumination
  • Pain in male genitalia
  • Pain in male perineum
  • Pain in scrotum
  • Pain in testicle
  • Paratesticular mass
  • Penoscrotodynia
  • Persistent testicular pain
  • Premature male climacteric
  • Recurrent aphthous ulcer
  • Recurrent ulcer of mouth
  • Relapsing polychondritis
  • Rupture of testis
  • Scrotal fistula
  • Somatoform pain disorder
  • Sperm granuloma of spermatic cord
  • Spermatemphraxis
  • Spermatic cord stricture
  • Spermatic obstruction
  • Stricture of vas deferens
  • Stricture of vas deferens post-reversal of vasectomy
  • Stromal cell hyperplasia in androgen insensitivity syndrome
  • Swelling of male genital structure
  • Swelling of scrotum
  • Swelling of testicle
  • Tenderness of male genitalia
  • Testicular lesion in androgen insensitivity syndrome
  • Testicular lesion of adrenogenital syndrome
  • Testicular mass
  • Testicular microlithiasis
  • Thickening of spermatic cord
  • Tunica vaginalis stricture
  • Ulcer of scrotum
  • Ulcer of seminal vesicle
  • Ulcer of spermatic cord
  • Ulcer of testis
  • Ulcer of tunica vaginalis
  • Ulcer of vas deferens
  • Ulcers of male genital organs
  • Vascular disorder of testis and epididymis

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code N50.89 is grouped in the following groups for version MS-DRG V37.0 What are Diagnostic Related Groups?
The Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs) are a patient classification scheme which provides a means of relating the type of patients a hospital treats. The DRGs divides all possible principal diagnoses into mutually exclusive principal diagnosis areas referred to as Major Diagnostic Categories (MDC).
applicable from 10/01/2019 through 09/30/2020.


Replacement Code

N5089 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

  • N50.8 - Other specified disorders of male genital organs

Convert N50.89 to ICD-9

  • 608.84 - Chylocele, tunic vaginal (Approximate Flag)
  • 608.85 - Stricture, male gen orgn (Approximate Flag)
  • 608.86 - Edema, male genital orgn (Approximate Flag)
  • 608.89 - Male genital dis NEC (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Diseases of male genital organs (N40-N53)
      • Other and unspecified disorders of male genital organs (N50)

Code History

  • 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