Diseases of the genitourinary system
Diseases of male genital organs
Orchitis and epididymitis
2018/2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N45.2
2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
- N45.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
- The 2018/2019 edition of ICD-10-CM N45.2 became effective on October 1, 2018.
- This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N45.2 - other international versions of ICD-10 N45.2 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
- N45.2 is applicable to male patients.
The following code(s) above N45.2
contain 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 N45.2
ICD-10-CM N45.2 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
- Inflammation of a testis. It has many features of epididymitis, such as swollen scrotum; pain; pyuria; and fever. It is usually related to infections in the urinary tract, which likely spread to the epididymis and then the testis through either the vas deferens or the lymphatics of the spermatic cord.
- Inflammation of one or both testes due to viral or bacterial infections. Signs and symptoms include enlargement or tenderness of the affected testis, inguinal lymphadenopathy, blood in the semen, and pain during urination, intercourse, or ejaculation.
- Inflammation of one or both testis.
- 727 Inflammation of the male reproductive system with mcc
- 728 Inflammation of the male reproductive system without mcc
Convert N45.2 to ICD-9-CM
- 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
- Gangrene, gangrenous (connective tissue) (dropsical) (dry) (moist) (skin) (ulcer) I96 - see also Necrosis
ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I96
Gangrene, not elsewhere classified
2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
Type 2 Excludes
- gangrene in diabetes mellitus (E08-E13 with .52)
- Orchitis (gangrenous) (nonspecific) (septic) (suppurative) N45.2
- Periorchitis N45.2
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N45.2
Extravaginal torsion of spermatic cord
Intravaginal torsion of spermatic cord
Torsion of appendix testis
Torsion of appendix epididymis
Cyst of tunica albuginea testis
Benign cyst of testis
Other noninflammatory disorders of the testis
Orchitis and epididymitis
Abscess of epididymis or testis
Azoospermia due to extratesticular causes
Azoospermia due to drug therapy
Azoospermia due to infection
Azoospermia due to obstruction of efferent ducts
Azoospermia due to radiation
Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.