2021 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.1

Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract with periurethral and accessory gland abscess

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
  • A54.1 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Short description: Gonocl infct of lower GU tract w periureth and acc glnd abcs
  • The 2021 edition of ICD-10-CM A54.1 became effective on October 1, 2020.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A54.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 A54.1 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Gonococcal Bartholin's gland abscess
The following code(s) above A54.1 contain annotation back-references
Annotation Back-References
In this context, annotation back-references refer to codes that contain:
  • Applicable To annotations, or
  • Code Also annotations, or
  • Code First annotations, or
  • Excludes1 annotations, or
  • Excludes2 annotations, or
  • Includes annotations, or
  • Note annotations, or
  • Use Additional annotations
that may be applicable to A54.1:
  • A00-B99
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
  • A50-A64
    2021 ICD-10-CM Range A50-A64

    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission

    Type 1 Excludes
    • human immunodeficiency virus [HIV] disease (B20)
    • nonspecific and nongonococcal urethritis (N34.1)
    • Reiter's disease (M02.3-)
    Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission
Approximate Synonyms
  • Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract with abcess of periurethral and accessory gland
  • Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract with abscess of accessory gland
  • Gonorrhea, genitourinary tract, abcess
  • Gonorrhea, genitourinary tract, abscess
  • Gonorrhea, genitourinary tract,abcess
  • Gonorrhea, genitourinary tract,abscess
ICD-10-CM A54.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v38.0):
  • 727 Inflammation of the male reproductive system with mcc
  • 728 Inflammation of the male reproductive system without mcc
  • 742 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy with cc/mcc
  • 743 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy without cc/mcc
  • 757 Infections, female reproductive system with mcc
  • 758 Infections, female reproductive system with cc
  • 759 Infections, female reproductive system without cc/mcc

Convert A54.1 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to A54.1:
  • Type 1 Excludes: A54.0
    , A54.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.0

    Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract without periurethral or accessory gland abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • gonococcal infection with genitourinary gland abscess (A54.1)
    • gonococcal infection with periurethral abscess (A54.1)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.0

    Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract without periurethral or accessory gland abscess

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • gonococcal infection with genitourinary gland abscess (A54.1)
    • gonococcal infection with periurethral abscess (A54.1)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A54.1:
  • Abscess (connective tissue) (embolic) (fistulous) (infective) (metastatic) (multiple) (pernicious) (pyogenic) (septic) L02.91
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L02.91

    Cutaneous abscess, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • penis N48.21
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N48.21

      Abscess of corpus cavernosum and penis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
      • gonococcal A54.1 (accessory gland) (periurethral)
    • periurethral N34.0
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N34.0

      Urethral abscess

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Abscess (of) Cowper's gland
      • Abscess (of) Littré's gland
      • Abscess (of) urethral (gland)
      • Periurethral abscess
      Type 1 Excludes
      • urethral caruncle (N36.2)
      • gonococcal A54.1 (accessory gland) (periurethral)
  • Bartholinitis (suppurating) N75.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N75.8

    Other diseases of Bartholin's gland

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Bartholinitis
    • gonococcal A54.1 (acute) (chronic) (with abscess)
  • Gonococcus, gonococcal (disease) (infection) A54.9
    - see also condition
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.9

    Gonococcal infection, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • genitourinary (organ) (system) (tract) (acute)
      • lower A54.00
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.00

        Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract, unspecified

          2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
        • with abscess A54.1 (accessory gland) (periurethral)
    • urethra (acute) (chronic) A54.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.01

      Gonococcal cystitis and urethritis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • with abscess A54.1 (accessory gland) (periurethral)
  • Gonorrhea (acute) (chronic) A54.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.9

    Gonococcal infection, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    • Bartholin's gland (acute) (chronic) (purulent) A54.02
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.02

      Gonococcal vulvovaginitis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • with abscess A54.1 (accessory gland) (periurethral)
    • lower genitourinary tract A54.00
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.00

      Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • with abscess A54.1 (accessory gland) (periurethral)
    • urethra A54.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.01

      Gonococcal cystitis and urethritis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • with abscess A54.1 (accessory gland) (periurethral)
    • Cowper's gland A54.1 (with abscess)
  • Paraurethritis - see also Urethritis
    • gonococcal A54.1 (acute) (chronic) (with abscess)
  • Urethritis (anterior) (posterior) N34.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N34.2

    Other urethritis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Meatitis, urethral
    • Postmenopausal urethritis
    • Ulcer of urethra (meatus)
    • Urethritis NOS
    • diplococcal (gonococcal) A54.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.01

      Gonococcal cystitis and urethritis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • with abscess A54.1 (accessory gland) (periurethral)
    • gonococcal A54.01
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.01

      Gonococcal cystitis and urethritis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • with abscess A54.1 (accessory gland) (periurethral)
  • Vaginitis (acute) (circumscribed) (diffuse) (emphysematous) (nonvenereal) (ulcerative) N76.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N76.0

    Acute vaginitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute vulvovaginitis
    • Vaginitis NOS
    • Vulvovaginitis NOS
    • gonococcal A54.02
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.02

      Gonococcal vulvovaginitis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • with abscess A54.1 (accessory gland) (periurethral)
  • Vulvitis (acute) (allergic) (atrophic) (hypertrophic) (intertriginous) (senile) N76.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N76.2

    Acute vulvitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Vulvitis NOS
    • gonococcal A54.02
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.02

      Gonococcal vulvovaginitis, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 Billable/Specific Code
      • with abscess A54.1 (accessory gland) (periurethral)

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A54.1
A53 Other and unspecified syphilis
A53.0 Latent syphilis, unspecified as early or late
A53.9 Syphilis, unspecified
A54 Gonococcal infection
A54.0 Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract without periurethral or accessory gland abscess
A54.00 Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract, unspecified
A54.01 Gonococcal cystitis and urethritis, unspecified
A54.02 Gonococcal vulvovaginitis, unspecified
A54.03 Gonococcal cervicitis, unspecified
A54.09 Other gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract
A54.1 Gonococcal infection of lower genitourinary tract with periurethral and accessory gland abscess
A54.2 Gonococcal pelviperitonitis and other gonococcal genitourinary infection
A54.21 Gonococcal infection of kidney and ureter
A54.22 Gonococcal prostatitis
A54.23 Gonococcal infection of other male genital organs
A54.24 Gonococcal female pelvic inflammatory disease
A54.29 Other gonococcal genitourinary infections
A54.3 Gonococcal infection of eye
A54.30 …… unspecified
A54.31 Gonococcal conjunctivitis
A54.32 Gonococcal iridocyclitis

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