2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N46.1

Oligospermia

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • N46.1 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 N46.1 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N46.1 - other international versions of ICD-10 N46.1 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Male infertility due to germinal cell desquamation
  • Male infertility due to hypospermatogenesis
  • Male infertility due to incomplete spermatogenic arrest
The following code(s) above N46.1 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 N46.1:
  • 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
  • N46
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N46

    Male infertility

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    Male infertility
Clinical Information
  • A condition of suboptimal concentration of spermatozoa in the ejaculated semen to ensure successful fertilization of an ovum. In humans, oligospermia is defined as a sperm count below 20 million per milliliter semen.
  • A disorder characterized by a decrease in the number of spermatozoa in the semen.
  • Decreased number of spermatozoa in the semen.
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
Code annotations containing back-references to N46.1:
  • Type 1 Excludes: E29
    , R86
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code E29

    Testicular dysfunction

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R86

    Abnormal findings in specimens from male genital organs

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • abnormal findings in prostatic secretions
    • abnormal findings in semen, seminal fluid
    • abnormal spermatozoa
    Type 1 Excludes
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N46.1
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

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