N76.89 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of other specified inflammation of vagina and vulva. The code N76.89 is valid during the fiscal year 2022 from October 01, 2021 through September 30, 2022 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code N76.89 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like granulation tissue at vaginal vault, infective dermatosis of female genitalia, inflammatory dermatosis of female genitalia, postirradiation vaginitis, swelling of female genital structure , swelling of vagina, etc.
The code N76.89 is applicable to female patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-female patient.
The code is commonly used in ob/gyn medical specialties to specify clinical concepts such as inflammation of vagina and vulva.
Entries in the Index to Diseases and Injuries with references to N76.89
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 N76.89 are found in the index:
- - Disease, diseased - See Also: Syndrome;
- - Gangrene, gangrenous (connective tissue) (dropsical) (dry) (moist) (skin) (ulcer) - See Also: Necrosis; - I96
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:
The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms or lay terms that might be used to identify the correct diagnosis code:
- Granulation tissue at vaginal vault
- Infective dermatosis of female genitalia
- Inflammatory dermatosis of female genitalia
- Postirradiation vaginitis
- Swelling of female genital structure
- Swelling of vagina
- Swelling of vaginal wall
- Vulval eczema
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
|MS-DRG||MS-DRG Title||MCD||Relative Weight|
|742||UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR NON-MALIGNANCY WITH CC/MCC||13||1.717|
|743||UTERINE AND ADNEXA PROCEDURES FOR NON-MALIGNANCY WITHOUT CC/MCC||13||1.1323|
The relative weight of a diagnostic related group determines the reimbursement rate based on the severity of a patient's illness and the associated cost of care during hospitalization.
Convert N76.89 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code N76.89 its ICD-9 equivalent. The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 code and the ICD-9 code and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.
Information for Patients
Vaginal problems are some of the most common reasons women go to the doctor. They may have symptoms such as
- Abnormal bleeding
One common problem is vaginitis, an inflammation of the vagina. Other problems that affect the vagina include sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal cancer, and vulvar cancer. Treatment of vaginal problems depends on the cause.
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The vulva is the external part of a woman's genitals. Some problems you can have with the vulvar area include
- Vaginitis or vulvovaginitis, swelling or infection of the vulva and vagina
- Skin problems due to allergy
- Vulvar cancer
- Vulvodynia, or vulvar pain
Symptoms may include redness, itching, pain, or cracks in the skin. Treatment depends on the cause.
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|ICD Code||Description||Valid for Submission|
|N76||Other inflammation of vagina and vulva||NON-BILLABLE CODE|
|N76.0||Acute vaginitis||BILLABLE CODE|
|N76.1||Subacute and chronic vaginitis||BILLABLE CODE|
|N76.2||Acute vulvitis||BILLABLE CODE|
|N76.3||Subacute and chronic vulvitis||BILLABLE CODE|
|N76.4||Abscess of vulva||BILLABLE CODE|
|N76.5||Ulceration of vagina||BILLABLE CODE|
|N76.6||Ulceration of vulva||BILLABLE CODE|
|N76.8||Other specified inflammation of vagina and vulva||NON-BILLABLE CODE|
|N76.81||Mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva||BILLABLE CODE|