2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A18.15

Tuberculosis of other male genital organs

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
  • A18.15 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM A18.15 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of A18.15 - other international versions of ICD-10 A18.15 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • A18.15 is applicable to male patients.
The following code(s) above A18.15 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 A18.15:
  • A00-B99
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range A00-B99

    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

    Includes
    • diseases generally recognized as communicable or transmissible
    Type 1 Excludes
    • certain localized infections - see body system-related chapters
    Type 2 Excludes
    • carrier or suspected carrier of infectious disease (Z22.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases complicating pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O98.-)
    • infectious and parasitic diseases specific to the perinatal period (P35-P39)
    • influenza and other acute respiratory infections (J00-J22)
    Use Additional
    • code to identify resistance to antimicrobial drugs (Z16.-)
    Certain infectious and parasitic diseases
  • A15-A19
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range A15-A19

    Tuberculosis

    Includes
    • infections due to Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium bovis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital tuberculosis (P37.0)
    • nonspecific reaction to test for tuberculosis without active tuberculosis (R76.1-)
    • pneumoconiosis associated with tuberculosis, any type in A15 (J65)
    • positive PPD (R76.11)
    • positive tuberculin skin test without active tuberculosis (R76.11)
    • sequelae of tuberculosis (B90.-)
    • silicotuberculosis (J65)
    Tuberculosis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Tuberculosis (tb) epididymis
  • Tuberculosis of epididymis
ICD-10-CM A18.15 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 727 Inflammation of the male reproductive system with mcc
  • 728 Inflammation of the male reproductive system without mcc
  • 974 Hiv with major related condition with mcc
  • 975 Hiv with major related condition with cc
  • 976 Hiv with major related condition without cc/mcc

Convert A18.15 to ICD-9-CM

Code History
  • 2016 (effective 10/1/2015): New code (first year of non-draft ICD-10-CM)
  • 2017 (effective 10/1/2016): No change
  • 2018 (effective 10/1/2017): No change
  • 2019 (effective 10/1/2018): No change
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to A18.15:
  • Epididymitis (acute) (nonvenereal) (recurrent) (residual) N45.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N45.1

    Epididymitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    • caseous A18.15 (tuberculous)
    • tuberculous A18.15
  • Fistula (cutaneous) L98.8
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L98.8

    Other specified disorders of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • epididymis N50.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N50.89

      Other specified disorders of the male genital organs

        2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
      Applicable To
      • Atrophy of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
      • Chylocele, tunica vaginalis (nonfilarial) NOS
      • Edema of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
      • Hypertrophy of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
      • Stricture of spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis, and vas deferens
      • Ulcer of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, testis, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
      • Urethroscrotal fistula
      • tuberculous A18.15
    • scrotum (urinary) N50.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N50.89

      Other specified disorders of the male genital organs

        2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
      Applicable To
      • Atrophy of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
      • Chylocele, tunica vaginalis (nonfilarial) NOS
      • Edema of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
      • Hypertrophy of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
      • Stricture of spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis, and vas deferens
      • Ulcer of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, testis, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
      • Urethroscrotal fistula
      • tuberculous A18.15
  • Funiculitis (acute) (chronic) (endemic) N49.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N49.1

    Inflammatory disorders of spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    Applicable To
    • Vasitis
    • tuberculous A18.15
  • Orchitis (gangrenous) (nonspecific) (septic) (suppurative) N45.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N45.2

    Orchitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    • tuberculous A18.15
  • Tuberculosis, tubercular, tuberculous (calcification) (calcified) (caseous) (chromogenic acid-fast bacilli) (degeneration) (fibrocaseous) (fistula) (interstitial) (isolated circumscribed lesions) (necrosis) (parenchymatous) (ulcerative) A15.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.9

    Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
    • abscess (respiratory) A15.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.9

      Respiratory tuberculosis unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      • Cowper's gland A18.15
      • scrotum A18.15
      • testis A18.15
    • sinus (any nasal) A15.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code A15.8

      Other respiratory tuberculosis

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
      Applicable To
      • Mediastinal tuberculosis
      • Nasopharyngeal tuberculosis
      • Tuberculosis of nose
      • Tuberculosis of sinus [any nasal]
      • epididymis A18.15
    • bulbourethral gland A18.15
    • Cowper's gland A18.15
    • epididymis, epididymitis A18.15
    • orchitis A18.15
    • penis A18.15
    • prepuce A18.15
    • scrotum A18.15
    • seminal tract or vesicle A18.15
    • spermatic cord A18.15
    • testis A18.15
    • tunica vaginalis A18.15
    • vas deferens A18.15
    • vesiculitis A18.15
  • Ulcer, ulcerated, ulcerating, ulceration, ulcerative
    • scrotum N50.89
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N50.89

      Other specified disorders of the male genital organs

        2017 - New Code 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
      Applicable To
      • Atrophy of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
      • Chylocele, tunica vaginalis (nonfilarial) NOS
      • Edema of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
      • Hypertrophy of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
      • Stricture of spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis, and vas deferens
      • Ulcer of scrotum, seminal vesicle, spermatic cord, testis, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
      • Urethroscrotal fistula
      • tuberculous A18.15
  • Vasitis (nodosa) N49.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N49.1

    Inflammatory disorders of spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    Applicable To
    • Vasitis
    • tuberculous A18.15
  • Vesiculitis (seminal) N49.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N49.0

    Inflammatory disorders of seminal vesicle

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
    Applicable To
    • Vesiculitis NOS
    • tuberculous A18.15

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To A18.15
A18.01 Tuberculosis of spine
A18.02 Tuberculous arthritis of other joints
A18.03 Tuberculosis of other bones
A18.09 Other musculoskeletal tuberculosis
A18.1 Tuberculosis of genitourinary system
A18.10 …… unspecified
A18.11 Tuberculosis of kidney and ureter
A18.12 Tuberculosis of bladder
A18.13 Tuberculosis of other urinary organs
A18.14 Tuberculosis of prostate
A18.15 Tuberculosis of other male genital organs
A18.16 Tuberculosis of cervix
A18.17 Tuberculous female pelvic inflammatory disease
A18.18 Tuberculosis of other female genital organs
A18.2 Tuberculous peripheral lymphadenopathy
A18.3 Tuberculosis of intestines, peritoneum and mesenteric glands
A18.31 Tuberculous peritonitis
A18.32 Tuberculous enteritis
A18.39 Retroperitoneal tuberculosis
A18.4 Tuberculosis of skin and subcutaneous tissue
A18.5 Tuberculosis of eye

Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.