Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N45.1

Epididymitis

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx

  • N45.1 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 N45.1. Other international versions of ICD-10 N45.1 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
  • Inflammation of the epididymis, convoluted cordlike structure attached to the posterior of the testis.
  • Inflammation of the epididymis. Its clinical features include enlarged epididymis, a swollen scrotum; pain; pyuria; and fever. It is usually related to infections in the urinary tract, which likely spread to the epididymis through either the vas deferens or the lymphatics of the spermatic cord.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • N45.1 is applicable to male patients.
ICD-10-CM N45.1 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 727 Inflammation of the male reproductive system with mcc
  • 728 Inflammation of the male reproductive system without mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM N45.1 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM N45.1: