2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N48.82

Acquired torsion of penis

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
  • N48.82 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2020 edition of ICD-10-CM N48.82 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N48.82 - other international versions of ICD-10 N48.82 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • N48.82 is applicable to male patients.
Applicable To
  • Acquired torsion of penis NOS
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 N48.82. 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.
  • congenital torsion of penis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q55.63

    Congenital torsion of penis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx POA Exempt
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acquired torsion of penis (N48.82)
    Q55.63
    )
The following code(s) above N48.82 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 N48.82:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired penile torsion
ICD-10-CM N48.82 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 729 Other male reproductive system diagnoses with cc/mcc
  • 730 Other male reproductive system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert N48.82 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to N48.82:
  • Type 1 Excludes: Q55.63
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q55.63

    Congenital torsion of penis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx POA Exempt
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acquired torsion of penis (N48.82)

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to N48.82:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N48.82
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
N48.82 Acquired torsion of penis
N48.83 Acquired buried penis
N48.89 Other specified disorders of penis
N48.9 Disorder of penis, unspecified
N49 Inflammatory disorders of male genital organs, not elsewhere classified
N49.0 Inflammatory disorders of seminal vesicle
N49.1 Inflammatory disorders of spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
N49.2 Inflammatory disorders of scrotum
N49.3 Fournier gangrene
N49.8 Inflammatory disorders of other specified male genital organs
N49.9 Inflammatory disorder of unspecified male genital organ

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