ICD-10-CM Code N99.72

Accidental puncture and laceration of a genitourinary system organ or structure during other procedure

Version 2020 Billable Code

Valid for Submission

N99.72 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of accidental puncture and laceration of a genitourinary system organ or structure during other procedure. The code is valid for the year 2020 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

ICD-10:N99.72
Short Description:Accidental pnctr & lac of a GU sys org during oth procedure
Long Description:Accidental puncture and laceration of a genitourinary system organ or structure during other procedure

Index to Diseases and Injuries

The Index to Diseases and Injuries is an alphabetical listing of medical terms, with each term mapped to one or more ICD-10 code(s). The following references for the code N99.72 are found in the index:


Convert N99.72 to ICD-9

  • 998.2 - Accidental op laceration (Approximate Flag)

Code Classification

  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Intraoperative and postprocedural complications and disorders of genitourinary system, not elsewhere classified (N99)
      • Intraop and postproc comp and disorders of GU sys, NEC (N99)

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