2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N48.29

Other inflammatory disorders of penis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
  • N48.29 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2019 edition of ICD-10-CM N48.29 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N48.29 - other international versions of ICD-10 N48.29 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • N48.29 is applicable to male patients.
The following code(s) above N48.29 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 N48.29:
  • N00-N99
    2019 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
  • N48.2
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N48.2

    Other inflammatory disorders of penis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • balanitis (N48.1)
    • balanitis xerotica obliterans (N48.0)
    • balanoposthitis (N47.6)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent.
    Other inflammatory disorders of penis
Approximate Synonyms
  • Infection of penis
  • Inflammatory disorder of penis
ICD-10-CM N48.29 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 727 Inflammation of the male reproductive system with mcc
  • 728 Inflammation of the male reproductive system without mcc

Convert N48.29 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

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to N48.29:
  • Cavernitis N48.29 (penis)
  • Cavernositis N48.29
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
  • Disorder (of) - see also Disease
  • 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
    Applicable To
    • Gangrenous cellulitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    Type 2 Excludes
    • gangrene in diabetes mellitus (E08-E13 with .52)
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) B99.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code B99.9

    Unspecified infectious disease

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    • penis N48.29 (glans) (retention)
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • corpora cavernosa N48.29
    • penis N48.29 (corpora cavernosa)
  • Lymphangitis I89.1
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code I89.1

    Lymphangitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Chronic lymphangitis
    • Lymphangitis NOS
    • Subacute lymphangitis
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute lymphangitis (L03.-)
  • Penitis N48.29
  • Phagedena (dry) (moist) (sloughing) - see also Gangrene
    • penis N48.29

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N48.29
N47.5 Adhesions of prepuce and glans penis
N47.6 Balanoposthitis
N47.7 Other inflammatory diseases of prepuce
N47.8 Other disorders of prepuce
N48 Other disorders of penis
N48.0 Leukoplakia of penis
N48.1 Balanitis
N48.2 Other inflammatory disorders of penis
N48.21 Abscess of corpus cavernosum and penis
N48.22 Cellulitis of corpus cavernosum and penis
N48.29 Other inflammatory disorders of penis
N48.3 Priapism
N48.30 …… unspecified
N48.31 …… due to trauma
N48.32 …… due to disease classified elsewhere
N48.33 …… drug-induced
N48.39 Other priapism
N48.5 Ulcer of penis
N48.6 Induration penis plastica
N48.8 Other specified disorders of penis
N48.81 Thrombosis of superficial vein of penis

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