ICD-10-CM Code N90

Other noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum

Version 2020 Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

N90 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 vulva and perineum. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:N90
Short Description:Other noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum
Long Description:Other noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum

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

  • N90.0 - Mild vulvar dysplasia
  • N90.1 - Moderate vulvar dysplasia
  • N90.3 - Dysplasia of vulva, unspecified
  • N90.4 - Leukoplakia of vulva
  • N90.5 - Atrophy of vulva
  • N90.6 - Hypertrophy of vulva
  • N90.60 - Unspecified hypertrophy of vulva
  • N90.61 - Childhood asymmetric labium majus enlargement
  • N90.69 - Other specified hypertrophy of vulva
  • N90.7 - Vulvar cyst
  • N90.8 - Other specified noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum
  • N90.81 - Female genital mutilation status
  • N90.810 - Female genital mutilation status, unspecified
  • N90.811 - Female genital mutilation Type I status
  • N90.812 - Female genital mutilation Type II status
  • N90.813 - Female genital mutilation Type III status
  • N90.818 - Other female genital mutilation status
  • N90.89 - Other specified noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum
  • N90.9 - Noninflammatory disorder of vulva and perineum, 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 N90:

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.
  • anogenital venereal warts A63.0
  • carcinoma in situ of vulva D07.1
  • condyloma acuminatum A63.0
  • current obstetric trauma O70 O71.7 O71.8
  • inflammation of vulva N76
  • severe dysplasia of vulva D07.1
  • vulvar intraepithelial neoplasm III VIN III D07.1

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Noninflammatory disorders of female genital tract (N80-N98)
      • Other noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum (N90)

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


Vulvar Disorders

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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