Non-specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N40

Benign prostatic hyperplasia

    2016 2017 2017 Revision Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code

  • N40 is not a billable or specific ICD-10-CM diagnosis code as there are 4 codes below N40 that describe this diagnosis in greater detail.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N40. Other international versions of ICD-10 N40 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 benign (noncancerous) condition in which an overgrowth of prostate tissue pushes against the urethra and the bladder, blocking the flow of urine.
  • Increase in constituent cells in the prostate, leading to enlargement of the organ (hypertrophy) and adverse impact on the lower urinary tract function. This can be caused by increased rate of cell proliferation, reduced rate of cell death, or both.
Type 1 Excludes
  • benign neoplasms of prostate (adenoma, benign) (fibroadenoma) (fibroma) (myoma) (D29.1)
Type 2 Excludes
  • malignant neoplasm of prostate (C61)
  • adenofibromatous hypertrophy of prostate
  • benign hypertrophy of the prostate
  • benign prostatic hypertrophy
  • BPH
  • enlarged prostate
  • nodular prostate
  • polyp of prostate