Male infertility N46-

Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
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 N46. 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.
  • vasectomy status (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Z98.52

    Vasectomy status

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code Adult Dx (15-124 years) Male Dx POA Exempt
Clinical Information
  • Infertility is a term doctors use if a man hasn't been able to get a woman pregnant after at least one year of trying. Male infertility can result from physical problems, hormone problems, and lifestyle or environmental factors.about a third of the time, infertility is because of a problem with the man. One third of the time, it is a problem with the woman. Sometimes no cause can be found.if you suspect you are infertile, see your doctor. There are tests that may tell if you have fertility problems. When it is possible to find the cause, treatments may include medicines, surgery, or assisted reproductive technologies. Happily, two-thirds of couples treated for infertility are able to have babies. dept. Of health and human services office on women's health
  • The inability of the male to effect fertilization of an ovum after a specified period of unprotected intercourse. Male sterility is permanent infertility.
  • N46 Male infertility
    • N46.0 Azoospermia
      • N46.01 Organic azoospermia
      • N46.02 Azoospermia due to extratesticular causes
        • N46.021 Azoospermia due to drug therapy
        • N46.022 Azoospermia due to infection
        • N46.023 Azoospermia due to obstruction of efferent ducts
        • N46.024 Azoospermia due to radiation
        • N46.025 Azoospermia due to systemic disease
        • N46.029 Azoospermia due to other extratesticular causes
    • N46.1 Oligospermia
      • N46.11 Organic oligospermia
      • N46.12 Oligospermia due to extratesticular causes
        • N46.121 Oligospermia due to drug therapy
        • N46.122 Oligospermia due to infection
        • N46.123 Oligospermia due to obstruction of efferent ducts
        • N46.124 Oligospermia due to radiation
        • N46.125 Oligospermia due to systemic disease
        • N46.129 Oligospermia due to other extratesticular causes
    • N46.8 Other male infertility
    • N46.9 Male infertility, unspecified