2017/18 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N70

Salpingitis and oophoritis

Use Additional
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Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology. For such conditions the ICD-10-CM has a coding convention that requires the underlying condition be sequenced first followed by the manifestation. Wherever such a combination exists there is a "use additional code" note at the etiology code, and a "code first" note at the manifestation code. These instructional notes indicate the proper sequencing order of the codes, etiology followed by manifestation. In most cases the manifestation codes will have in the code title, "in diseases classified elsewhere." Codes with this title are a component of the etiology/manifestation convention. The code title indicates that it is a manifestation code. "In diseases classified elsewhere" codes are never permitted to be used as first listed or principle diagnosis codes. They must be used in conjunction with an underlying condition code and they must be listed following the underlying condition.
  • code (B95-B97
    ICD-10-CM Range B95-B97

    Bacterial and viral infectious agents

    Note
    • These categories are provided for use as supplementary or additional codes to identify the infectious agent(s) in diseases classified elsewhere.
    • B95 Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and Enter...
    • B96 Other bacterial agents as the cause of d...
    • B97 Viral agents as the cause of diseases cl...
    ), to identify infectious agent
Type 1 Excludes
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A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as N70. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • gonococcal infection (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A54.24

    Gonococcal female pelvic inflammatory disease

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Gonococcal pelviperitonitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • gonococcal peritonitis (A54.85)
    A54.24
    )
  • tuberculous infection (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A18.17

    Tuberculous female pelvic inflammatory disease

      2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Tuberculous endometritis
    • Tuberculous oophoritis and salpingitis
    A18.17
    )
Includes
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"Includes" further defines, or give examples of, the content of the code or category.
  • abscess (of) fallopian tube
  • abscess (of) ovary
  • pyosalpinx
  • salpingo-oophoritis
  • tubo-ovarian abscess
  • tubo-ovarian inflammatory disease
The following code(s) above N70 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 N70:
  • N00-N99
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range N00-N99

    Diseases of the genitourinary system

    Type 2 Excludes
    • certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
    • certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
    • complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
    • congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
    • endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
    • injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
    • neoplasms (C00-D49)
    • symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)
    Diseases of the genitourinary system
  • N70-N77
    2018 ICD-10-CM Range N70-N77

    Inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs

    Type 1 Excludes
    • inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs complicating:
    • abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.0)
    • pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O23.-, O75.3, O85, O86.-)
    Inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs
Code History
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N70
N64.53 Retraction of nipple
N64.59 Other signs and symptoms in breast
N64.8 Other specified disorders of breast
N64.81 Ptosis of breast
N64.82 Hypoplasia of breast
N64.89 Other specified disorders of breast
N64.9 Disorder of breast, unspecified
N65 Deformity and disproportion of reconstructed breast
N65.0 Deformity of reconstructed breast
N65.1 Disproportion of reconstructed breast
N70 Salpingitis and oophoritis
N70.0 Acute salpingitis and oophoritis
N70.01 Acute salpingitis
N70.02 Acute oophoritis
N70.03 Acute salpingitis and oophoritis
N70.1 Chronic salpingitis and oophoritis
N70.11 Chronic salpingitis
N70.12 Chronic oophoritis
N70.13 Chronic salpingitis and oophoritis
N70.9 Salpingitis and oophoritis, unspecified
N70.91 Salpingitis, unspecified

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