Oligospermia

Alphabetical Index

Use the alphabetical index for the main term oligospermia to review the available sub terms and properly select the ICD-10 code with the highest degree of specificity. Instructional notations will guide the coder with information such as "see", "see also", "with", "without", "due to", and "code by site".

  • Oligospermia - N46.11 Organic oligospermia
    • due to
      • drug therapy - N46.121 Oligospermia due to drug therapy
      • efferent duct obstruction - N46.123 Oligospermia due to obstruction of efferent ducts
      • infection - N46.122 Oligospermia due to infection
      • radiation - N46.124 Oligospermia due to radiation
      • specified cause NEC - N46.129 Oligospermia due to other extratesticular causes
      • systemic disease - N46.125 Oligospermia due to systemic disease

Clinical Terms

The following are some of the clinical term definitions related or applicable to oligospermia within the ICD-10 index for Diseases and Injuries.

Drug Therapy: The use of DRUGS to treat a DISEASE or its symptoms. One example is the use of ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS to treat CANCER.

Infection: Invasion of the host organism by microorganisms that can cause pathological conditions or diseases.

Oligospermia: A condition of suboptimal concentration of SPERMATOZOA in the ejaculated SEMEN to ensure successful FERTILIZATION of an OVUM. In humans, oligospermia is defined as a sperm count below 20 million per milliliter semen.

Radiation: Emission or propagation of acoustic waves (SOUND), ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY waves (such as LIGHT; RADIO WAVES; GAMMA RAYS; or X-RAYS), or a stream of subatomic particles (such as ELECTRONS; NEUTRONS; PROTONS; or ALPHA PARTICLES).