2022 ICD-10-CM Code Q55.6

Other congenital malformations of penis

Version 2021

Not Valid for Submission

ICD-10:Q55.6
Short Description:Other congenital malformations of penis
Long Description:Other congenital malformations of penis

Code Classification

  • Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • Congenital malformations of genital organs (Q50-Q56)
      • Other congenital malformations of male genital organs (Q55)

Q55.6 is a non-specific and non-billable diagnosis code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of other congenital malformations of penis. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2022 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.

Specific Coding for Other congenital malformations of penis

Non-specific codes like Q55.6 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 other congenital malformations of penis:

  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q55.61 for Curvature of penis (lateral)
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q55.62 for Hypoplasia of penis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q55.63 for Congenital torsion of penis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q55.64 for Hidden penis
  • BILLABLE CODE - Use Q55.69 for Other congenital malformation of penis

Information for Patients


Penis Disorders

Problems with the penis can cause pain and affect a man's sexual function and fertility. Penis disorders include


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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)