Specific code icon 2017 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N52.9

Male erectile dysfunction, unspecified

    2016 2017 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years) Male Dx

  • N52.9 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 N52.9. Other international versions of ICD-10 N52.9 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 disorder characterized by the persistent or recurrent inability to achieve or to maintain an erection during sexual activity.
  • An inability to have an erection of the penis adequate for sexual intercourse.
  • Erectile dysfunction (ed) is when a man has trouble getting or keeping an erection. Ed becomes more common as you get older. But male sexual dysfunction is not a natural part of aging. Some people have trouble speaking with their doctors about sex. But if you have ed, you should tell your doctor. Ed can be a sign of health problems. It may mean your blood vessels are clogged. It may mean you have nerve damage from diabetes. If you don't see your doctor, these problems will go untreated. Your doctor can offer several new treatments for ed. For many men, the answer is as simple as taking a pill. Getting more exercise, losing weight or stopping smoking may also help.
  • Inability to perform sexual intercourse.
  • The inability in the male to have a penile erection due to psychological or organ dysfunction.
Applicable To
  • Impotence NOS
Approximate Synonyms
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Erectile dysfunction, organic
  • Erectile dysfunction, vasculopathic
  • Impotence
  • Impotence of organic origin
  • Male erectile disorder
  • Organic erectile dysfunction
  • Vasculogenic erectile dysfunction
  • Vasculopathic erectile dysfunction
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • N52.9 is applicable to adult patients aged 15 - 124 years inclusive.
  • N52.9 is applicable to male patients.
ICD-10-CM N52.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v34.0):
  • 729 Other male reproductive system diagnoses with cc/mcc
  • 730 Other male reproductive system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert ICD-10-CM N52.9 to ICD-9-CM

The following ICD-10-CM Index entries contain back-references to ICD-10-CM N52.9: