Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E28.2

Polycystic ovarian syndrome

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx

  • E28.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of E28.2. Other international versions of ICD-10 E28.2 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

Clinical Information
  • A complex disorder characterized by infertility, hirsutism; obesity; and various menstrual disturbances such as oligomenorrhea; amenorrhea; anovulation. Polycystic ovary syndrome is usually associated with bilateral enlarged ovaries studded with atretic follicles, not with cysts. The term, polycystic ovary, is misleading.
  • A condition marked by infertility, enlarged ovaries, menstrual problems, high levels of male hormones, excess hair on the face and body, acne, and obesity. Women with pcos have an increased risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and endometrial cancer.
  • A disorder that manifests as multiple cysts on the ovaries. It results in hormonal imbalances and leads to irregular and abnormal menstrual periods, excess growth of hair, acne eruptions and obesity.
  • A health problem that can affect a woman's menstrual cycle, fertility, hormones, insulin production, heart, blood vessels, and appearance
  • A non-neoplastic disorder characterized by bilateral polycystic and enlarged ovaries. Clinical signs include amenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, infertility, obesity, hirsutism, and virilism.
  • Clinical symptom complex characterized by presence of multiple cysts on the ovaries, oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea, anovulation and regularly associated with excessive amounts of body hair (hirsuitism), excessive body weight, infertility and insulin resistance.
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (pcos) happens when a woman's ovaries or adrenal glands produce more male hormones than normal. One result is that cysts (fluid-filled sacs) develop on the ovaries. Women who are obese are more likely to have polycystic ovary syndrome.symptoms of pcos include:
  • infertility
  • pelvic pain
  • excess hair growth on the face, chest, stomach, thumbs, or toes
  • baldness or thinning hair
  • acne, oily skin, or dandruff
  • patches of thickened dark brown or black skin
  • women with pcos are at higher risk of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, heart disease, and high blood pressure.medicines can help control the symptoms. Birth control pills help women have normal periods, reduce male hormone levels, and clear acne. Other medicines can reduce hair growth and control blood pressure and cholesterol. There is no cure. nih: national institute of child health and human development
Applicable To
  • Sclerocystic ovary syndrome
  • Stein-Leventhal syndrome
Approximate Synonyms
  • Isosexual virilization
  • Polycystic ovaries
  • Virilization, isosexual
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • E28.2 is applicable to female patients.
ICD-10-CM E28.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 742 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy with cc/mcc
  • 743 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy without cc/mcc
  • 760 Menstrual and other female reproductive system disorders with cc/mcc
  • 761 Menstrual and other female reproductive system disorders without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM E28.2 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM E28.2: