2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N48.9

Disorder of penis, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx
  • N48.9 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 N48.9 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N48.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 N48.9 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • N48.9 is applicable to male patients.
The following code(s) above N48.9 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 N48.9:
  • 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
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired penile adhesion
  • Disease of penis
  • Disorder of penis
  • Penile adhesion, acquired
Clinical Information
  • Condition in which there is a deviation from or interruption of the normal structure or function of the penis.
  • Pathological processes involving the penis or its component tissues.
  • Problems with the penis can cause pain and affect a man's sexual function and fertility. Penis disorders include
    • erectile dysfunction - inability to get or keep an erection
    • priapism - a painful erection that does not go away
    • peyronie's disease - bending of the penis during an erection due to a hard lump called a plaque
    • balanitis - inflammation of the skin covering the head of the penis, most often in men and boys who have not been circumcised
    • penile cancer - a rare form of cancer, highly curable when caught early
ICD-10-CM N48.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 729 Other male reproductive system diagnoses with cc/mcc
  • 730 Other male reproductive system diagnoses without cc/mcc

Convert N48.9 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 N48.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N48.9
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
N50 Other and unspecified disorders of male genital organs
N50.0 Atrophy of testis
N50.1 Vascular disorders of male genital organs

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