2021 ICD-10-CM Code N90.8

Other specified noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum

Version 2021
Non-Billable Code

Not Valid for Submission

N90.8 is a "header" nonspecific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other specified noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum. The code is NOT valid for the year 2021 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

ICD-10:N90.8
Short Description:Oth noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum
Long Description:Other specified noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum

Code Classification

Specific Coding for Oth noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum

Header codes like N90.8 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for oth 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

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

Symptoms may include redness, itching, pain, or cracks in the skin. Treatment depends on the cause.


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Code History

  • FY 2021 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2020 through 9/30/2021
  • FY 2020 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020
  • FY 2019 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2018 through 9/30/2019
  • FY 2018 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2017 through 9/30/2018
  • FY 2017 - No Change, effective from 10/1/2016 through 9/30/2017
  • FY 2016 - New Code, effective from 10/1/2015 through 9/30/2016 (First year ICD-10-CM implemented into the HIPAA code set)