2022 ICD-10-CM Code N60.3

Fibrosclerosis of breast

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:N60.3
Short Description:Fibrosclerosis of breast
Long Description:Fibrosclerosis of breast

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Disorders of breast (N60-N65)
      • Benign mammary dysplasia (N60)

N60.3 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of fibrosclerosis of breast. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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.

Specific Coding for Fibrosclerosis of breast

Non-specific codes like N60.3 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 fibrosclerosis of breast:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use N60.31 for Fibrosclerosis of right breast
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use N60.32 for Fibrosclerosis of left breast
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use N60.39 for Fibrosclerosis of unspecified breast

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 coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to the code N60.3:


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.

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 N60.3 are found in the index:

Information for Patients


Breast Diseases

Most women experience breast changes at some time. Your age, hormone levels, and medicines you take may cause lumps, bumps, and discharges (fluids that are not breast milk).

If you have a breast lump, pain, discharge or skin irritation, see your health care provider. Minor and serious breast problems have similar symptoms. Although many women fear cancer, most breast problems are not cancer.

Some common breast changes are

NIH: National Cancer Institute


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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)