2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N43.4

Spermatocele of epididymis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • N43.4 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM N43.4 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N43.4 - other international versions of ICD-10 N43.4 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Spermatic cyst
The following code(s) above N43.4 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 N43.4:
  • N00-N99
    2020 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
  • N43
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N43

    Hydrocele and spermatocele

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • hydrocele of spermatic cord, testis or tunica vaginalis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • congenital hydrocele (P83.5)
    Hydrocele and spermatocele
Clinical Information
  • A cystic dilation of the epididymis, usually in the head portion (caput epididymis). The cyst fluid contains dead spermatozoa and can be easily differentiated from testicular hydrocele and other testicular lesions.
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N43.4
N42.81 Prostatodynia syndrome
N42.82 Prostatosis syndrome
N42.83 Cyst of prostate
N42.89 Other specified disorders of prostate
N42.9 Disorder of prostate, unspecified
N43 Hydrocele and spermatocele
N43.0 Encysted hydrocele
N43.1 Infected hydrocele
N43.2 Other hydrocele
N43.3 Hydrocele, unspecified
N43.4 Spermatocele of epididymis
N43.40 …… unspecified
N43.41 …… single
N43.42 …… multiple
N44 Noninflammatory disorders of testis
N44.0 Torsion of testis
N44.00 …… unspecified
N44.01 Extravaginal torsion of spermatic cord
N44.02 Intravaginal torsion of spermatic cord
N44.03 Torsion of appendix testis
N44.04 Torsion of appendix epididymis

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