ICD-10 Diagnosis Code N97.8

Female infertility of other origin

Diagnosis Code N97.8

ICD-10: N97.8
Short Description: Female infertility of other origin
Long Description: Female infertility of other origin
This is the 2018 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code N97.8

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The code N97.8 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00–N99)
    • Noninflammatory disorders of female genital tract (N80-N98)
      • Female infertility (N97)

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Diagnoses for females only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for females only
Diagnoses for females only.

Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code N97.8 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG V35.0)


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  • Brittle hair
  • Brittle hair-impaired intellect-decreased fertility-short stature syndrome
  • Empty follicle syndrome
  • Endocrine female infertility
  • Female infertility - cervical/vaginal
  • Female infertility due to advanced maternal age
  • Female infertility due to antisperm antibody
  • Female infertility due to cystic fibrosis
  • Female infertility due to diminished ovarian reserve
  • Female infertility due to disorder of pituitary gland
  • Female infertility due to ovulatory disorder
  • Female infertility due to pelvic peritoneal adhesion
  • Female infertility due to structural congenital anomaly of vagina
  • Female infertility of cervical origin
  • Female infertility of vaginal origin
  • Genetic defect of hair shaft
  • Infertility associated with antisperm antibodies
  • Infertility associated with antisperm antibodies
  • Luteal phase defect
  • Pelvic inflammation with female sterility caused by Chlamydia trachomatis
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease with female sterility due to Chlamydia trachomatis
  • Primary vaginal infertility
  • Secondary female infertility
  • Secondary vaginal infertility

Information for Patients

Female Infertility

Infertility means not being able to get pregnant after at least one year of trying (or 6 months if the woman is over age 35). If a woman keeps having miscarriages, it is also called infertility. Female infertility can result from age, physical problems, hormone problems, and lifestyle or environmental factors.

Most cases of infertility in women result from problems with producing eggs. In premature ovarian failure, the ovaries stop functioning before natural menopause. In polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), the ovaries may not release an egg regularly or they may not release a healthy egg.

About a third of the time, infertility is because of a problem with the woman. One third of the time, it is a problem with the man. Sometimes no cause can be found.

If you think you might be infertile, see your doctor. There are tests that may tell if you have fertility problems. When it is possible to find the cause, treatments may include medicines, surgery, or assisted reproductive technologies. Happily, many couples treated for infertility are able to have babies.

Dept. of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health

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