ICD-10-CM Code N50.9

Disorder of male genital organs, unspecified

Version 2020 Billable Code Diagnoses For Males Only

Valid for Submission

N50.9 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of disorder of male genital organs, unspecified. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. The ICD-10-CM code N50.9 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like acute disorder of male genital organ, acute genitourinary disorder, chronic disease of genitourinary system, coital disorder, coital disorder, coital impairment, etc

The code N50.9 is applicable to male patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-male patient.

Short Description:Disorder of male genital organs, unspecified
Long Description:Disorder of male genital organs, unspecified

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 N50.9 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:

  • Acute disorder of male genital organ
  • Acute genitourinary disorder
  • Chronic disease of genitourinary system
  • Coital disorder
  • Coital disorder
  • Coital impairment
  • Complication of procedure by succeeding disorder
  • Disorder of epididymis
  • Disorder of male genital organ
  • Disorder of male perineum
  • Disorder of male reproductive system
  • Disorder of reproductive system
  • Disorder of scrotum
  • Disorder of seminal vesicle
  • Disorder of skin of scrotum
  • Disorder of spermatic cord
  • Disorder of testis
  • Disorder of testis and epididymis
  • Disorder of the genitourinary system
  • Disorder of vas deferens
  • Female coital disorder
  • Lesion of genitalia
  • Lesion of testis
  • Male coital disorder
  • O/E - testicle
  • On examination - male genitalia abnormal
  • On examination - testes abnormal
  • Reproductive system complication of procedure
  • Reproductive system hereditary disorder
  • Skin disorder of male genitalia

Diagnostic Related Groups

The ICD-10 code N50.9 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.


Convert N50.9 to ICD-9

  • 608.9 - Male genital dis NOS (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 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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Testicular Disorders

Testicles, or testes, make male hormones and sperm. They are two egg-shaped organs inside the scrotum, the loose sac of skin behind the penis. It's easy to injure your testicles because they are not protected by bones or muscles. Men and boys should wear athletic supporters when they play sports.

You should examine your testicles monthly and seek medical attention for lumps, redness, pain or other changes. Testicles can get inflamed or infected. They can also develop cancer. Testicular cancer is rare and highly treatable. It usually happens between the ages of 15 and 40.

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