Valid for Submission
N81.10 is a billable diagnosis code used to specify a medical diagnosis of cystocele, unspecified. The code N81.10 is valid during the fiscal year 2021 from October 01, 2020 through September 30, 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.
The ICD-10-CM code N81.10 might also be used to specify conditions or terms like anterior vaginal wall prolapse, complete prolapse of anterior wall of vagina, cystocele, cystocele - baby delivered, cystocele - delivered with postpartum complication , cystocele affecting obstetric care, etc.
The code N81.10 is applicable to female patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-female patient.
Unspecified diagnosis codes like N81.10 are acceptable when clinical information is unknown or not available about a particular condition. Although a more specific code is preferable, unspecified codes should be used when such codes most accurately reflect what is known about a patient's condition. Specific diagnosis codes should not be used if not supported by the patient's medical record.
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 N81.10:
Inclusion TermsInclusion 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.
- Prolapse of (anterior) vaginal wall NOS
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 N81.10 are found in the index:
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:
- Anterior vaginal wall prolapse
- Complete prolapse of anterior wall of vagina
- Cystocele - baby delivered
- Cystocele - delivered with postpartum complication
- Cystocele affecting obstetric care
- Cystocele affecting pregnancy
- Cystocele complicating antenatal care - baby not yet delivered
- Cystocele complicating postpartum care - baby delivered during previous episode of care
- Cystocele in pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
- Female cystourethrocele
- Female urethrocele
- Herniated urinary bladder
- Incomplete prolapse of anterior wall of vagina
- Inguinal cystocele
- Prolapse of urethra
- Prolapse of vaginal walls without uterine prolapse
- Vaginal wall prolapse
- Vaginal wall prolapsed at introitus
- CYSTOCELE-. a hernia like condition in which the weakened pelvic muscles cause the urinary bladder to drop from its normal position. fallen urinary bladder is more common in females with the bladder dropping into the vagina and less common in males with the bladder dropping into the scrotum.
Diagnostic Related Groups - MS-DRG Mapping
Convert N81.10 to ICD-9 Code
The General Equivalency Mapping (GEM) crosswalk indicates an approximate mapping between the ICD-10 code N81.10 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
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Also called: Cystocele, Enterocele, Pelvic prolapse, Rectocele
The pelvic floor is a group of muscles and other tissues that form a sling or hammock across the pelvis. In women, it holds the uterus, bladder, bowel, and other pelvic organs in place so that they can work properly. The pelvic floor can become weak or be injured. The main causes are pregnancy and childbirth. Other causes include being overweight, radiation treatment, surgery, and getting older.
Common symptoms include
- Feeling heaviness, fullness, pulling, or aching in the vagina. It gets worse by the end of the day or during a bowel movement.
- Seeing or feeling a "bulge" or "something coming out" of the vagina
- Having a hard time starting to urinate or emptying the bladder completely
- Having frequent urinary tract infections
- Leaking urine when you cough, laugh, or exercise
- Feeling an urgent or frequent need to urinate
- Feeling pain while urinating
- Leaking stool or having a hard time controlling gas
- Being constipated
- Having a hard time making it to the bathroom in time
Your health care provider diagnoses the problem with a physical exam, a pelvic exam, or special tests. Treatments include special pelvic muscle exercises called Kegel exercises. A mechanical support device called a pessary helps some women. Surgery and medicines are other treatments.
NIH: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
- Anterior vaginal wall repair (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Pelvic floor muscle training exercises (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Rectal prolapse (Medical Encyclopedia)
- Urinary Retention - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
- Uterine prolapse (Medical Encyclopedia)