ICD-10-CM Code N85

Other noninflammatory disorders of uterus, except cervix

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

N85 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other noninflammatory disorders of uterus, except cervix. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:N85
Short Description:Other noninflammatory disorders of uterus, except cervix
Long Description:Other noninflammatory disorders of uterus, except cervix

Consider the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity:

  • N85.0 - Endometrial hyperplasia
  • N85.00 - Endometrial hyperplasia, unspecified
  • N85.01 - Benign endometrial hyperplasia
  • N85.02 - Endometrial intraepithelial neoplasia [EIN]
  • N85.2 - Hypertrophy of uterus
  • N85.3 - Subinvolution of uterus
  • N85.4 - Malposition of uterus
  • N85.5 - Inversion of uterus
  • N85.6 - Intrauterine synechiae
  • N85.7 - Hematometra
  • N85.8 - Other specified noninflammatory disorders of uterus
  • N85.9 - Noninflammatory disorder of uterus, unspecified

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 N85:

Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • endometriosis N80
  • inflammatory diseases of uterus N71
  • noninflammatory disorders of cervix, except malposition N86 N88
  • polyp of corpus uteri N84.0
  • uterine prolapse N81

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Noninflammatory disorders of female genital tract (N80-N98)
      • Other noninflammatory disorders of uterus, except cervix (N85)

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


Uterine Diseases

The uterus, or womb, is the place where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. The first sign of a problem with the uterus may be bleeding between periods or after sex. Causes can include hormones, thyroid problems, fibroids, polyps, cancer, infection, or pregnancy.

Treatment depends on the cause. Sometimes birth control pills treat hormonal imbalances. If a thyroid problem is the cause, treating it may also stop the bleeding. If you have cancer or hyperplasia, an overgrowth of normal cells in the uterus, you may need surgery.

With two other uterine problems, tissue that normally lines the uterus grows where it is not supposed to. In endometriosis, it grows outside the uterus. In adenomyosis, it grows in the uterus's outside walls. Pain medicine may help. Other treatments include hormones and surgery.


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