ICD-10 Code R37

Sexual dysfunction, unspecified

Version 2019 Billable Code No Valid Principal Dx
ICD-10: R37
Short Description:Sexual dysfunction, unspecified
Long Description:Sexual dysfunction, unspecified

Valid for Submission

ICD-10 R37 is a billable code used to specify a medical diagnosis of sexual dysfunction, unspecified. The code is valid for the year 2019 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification

  • Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00–R99)
    • Symptoms and signs involving the genitourinary system (R30-R39)
      • Sexual dysfunction, unspecified (R37)

Information for Medical Professionals

According to ICD-10-CM guidelines this code should not to be used as a principal diagnosis code when a related definitive diagnosis has been established.

Convert R37 to ICD-9

The following crosswalk between ICD-10 to ICD-9 is based based on the General Equivalence Mappings (GEMS) information:

  • 302.70 - Psychosexual dysfunc NOS (Approximate Flag)

Synonyms

The following clinical terms are approximate synonyms:

  • Abnormal sexual function
  • Coital disorder
  • Coital disorder
  • Coital failure
  • Coital impairment
  • Enjoyment of sex - finding
  • Erection without orgasm
  • Excessive orgasm
  • Failure of orgasm
  • Failure of orgasm
  • Failure of orgasm
  • Failure of orgasm
  • Failure of orgasm
  • Failure of orgasm
  • Failure of orgasm
  • Failure of orgasm
  • Female coital disorder
  • Female coital disorder
  • Finding related to ability to have sexual intercourse
  • Finding related to ability to have sexual intercourse
  • Finding related to ability to have sexual intercourse
  • Finding related to ability to have sexual intercourse
  • Has never reached orgasm
  • Inappropriate orgasm
  • Inhibited orgasm
  • Male coital disorder
  • Male coital disorder
  • No longer reaches orgasm
  • Orgasm too easily aroused
  • Penetration impossible
  • Sexual exhaustion
  • Sexual function painful
  • Sexual hypesthesia
  • Sexual inadequacy
  • Sexual intercourse difficult
  • Sexual intercourse unsuccessful
  • Unable to have sexual intercourse
  • Weak orgasm

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 R37 are found in the index:


Information for Patients


Sexual Health

Sexuality is a big part of being human. Love, affection and sexual intimacy all play a role in healthy relationships. They also contribute to your sense of well-being. A number of disorders can affect the ability to have or enjoy sex in both men and women.

Factors that can affect sexual health include

  • Fear of unplanned pregnancy
  • Concerns about infertility
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Chronic diseases such as cancer or heart disease
  • Medicines that affect sexual desire or performance
  • Heart disease and intimacy (Medical Encyclopedia)

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ICD-10 Footnotes

General Equivalence Map Definitions
The ICD-10 and ICD-9 GEMs are used to facilitate linking between the diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and the new ICD-10-CM code set. The GEMs are the raw material from which providers, health information vendors and payers can derive specific applied mappings to meet their needs.

  • Approximate Flag - The approximate flag is on, indicating that the relationship between the code in the source system and the code in the target system is an approximate equivalent.
  • No Map Flag - The no map flag indicates that a code in the source system is not linked to any code in the target system.
  • Combination Flag - The combination flag indicates that more than one code in the target system is required to satisfy the full equivalent meaning of a code in the source system.