ICD-10-CM Code N90.6

Hypertrophy of vulva

Version 2020 Replaced Code Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

N90.6 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of hypertrophy of vulva. The code is NOT valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:N90.6
Short Description:Hypertrophy of vulva
Long Description:Hypertrophy of vulva

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

  • N90.60 - Unspecified hypertrophy of vulva
  • N90.61 - Childhood asymmetric labium majus enlargement
  • N90.69 - Other specified hypertrophy of vulva

Replaced Code

This code was replaced in the 2020 ICD-10 code set with the code(s) listed below. The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has published an update to the ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes which became effective October 1, 2019. This code was replaced for the FY 2020 (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020).

  • N90.60 - Unspecified hypertrophy of vulva
  • N90.61 - Childhood asymmetric labium majus enlargement
  • N90.69 - Other specified hypertrophy of vulva

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 - Code Updated, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
    • New Description: Hypertrophy of vulva
    • Previous Description: Hypertrophy of vulva
  • 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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