ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 620.5

Torsion of ovary or tube

Diagnosis Code 620.5

ICD-9: 620.5
Short Description: Torsion of ovary or tube
Long Description: Torsion of ovary, ovarian pedicle, or fallopian tube
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 620.5

Code Classification
  • Diseases of the genitourinary system (580–629)
    • Other disorders of female genital tract (617-629)
      • 620 Noninflammatory disorders of ovary, fallopian tube, and broad ligament

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 620.5 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Torsion
      • accessory tube 620.5
      • adnexa (female) 620.5
      • fallopian tube 620.5
      • hydatid of Morgagni (female) 620.5
      • ovary (pedicle) 620.5
        • congenital 752.0
      • oviduct 620.5
    • Twist, twisted
      • ovarian pedicle 620.5
        • congenital 752.0
    • Volvulus (bowel) (colon) (intestine) 560.2
      • fallopian tube 620.5
      • oviduct 620.5

Information for Patients

Ovarian Disorders

The ovaries are a pair of organs that women have. They are located in the pelvis, one on each side of the uterus. Each ovary is about the size and shape of an almond.

The ovaries produce a woman's eggs. If an egg is fertilized by a sperm, a pregnancy can result. Ovaries also make the female hormones estrogen and progesterone. When a woman goes through menopause, her ovaries stop releasing eggs and make far lower levels of hormones.

Problems with the ovaries include

  • Ovarian cancer
  • Ovarian cysts and polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Premature ovarian failure
  • Ovarian torsion, a twisting of the ovary

  • Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
  • Ovarian overproduction of androgens

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