N83.512 - Torsion of left ovary and ovarian pedicle

Version 2023
ICD-10:N83.512
Short Description:Torsion of left ovary and ovarian pedicle
Long Description:Torsion of left ovary and ovarian pedicle
Status: Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Noninflammatory disorders of female genital tract (N80-N98)
      • Noninflammatory disord of ovary, fallop and broad ligament (N83)

N83.512 is a billable ICD-10 code used to specify a medical diagnosis of torsion of left ovary and ovarian pedicle. The code is valid during the fiscal year 2023 from October 01, 2022 through September 30, 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

This code is applicable to female patients only. It is clinically and virtually impossible to use this code on a non-female patient.

Approximate Synonyms

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

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:

Replacement Code

N83512 replaces the following previously assigned ICD-10 code(s):

Convert to ICD-9 Code

Source ICD-10 CodeTarget ICD-9 Code
N83.512620.5 - Torsion of ovary or tube
Approximate Flag - The approximate mapping means there is not an exact match between the ICD-10 and ICD-9 codes and the mapped code is not a precise representation of the original code.

Patient Education


Ovarian Disorders

The ovaries are part of the female reproductive system. Women have two ovaries, one on each side of the uterus. Each ovary is about the size and shape of an almond.

The ovaries produce and store a woman's eggs. During ovulation, an ovary releases an egg. If that egg is fertilized by a sperm, a pregnancy can occur. Ovaries also make the female hormones estrogen and progesterone. When a woman goes through menopause, her ovaries stop making those hormones and releasing eggs.

Problems with the ovaries include:


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