2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N70.9

Salpingitis and oophoritis, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • N70.9 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 N70.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N70.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 N70.9 may differ.
The following code(s) above N70.9 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 N70.9:
  • 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
  • N70-N77
    2020 ICD-10-CM Range N70-N77

    Inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs

    Type 1 Excludes
    • inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs complicating:
    • abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.0)
    • pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O23.-, O75.3, O85, O86.-)
    Inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs
  • N70
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N70

    Salpingitis and oophoritis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • abscess (of) fallopian tube
    • abscess (of) ovary
    • pyosalpinx
    • salpingo-oophoritis
    • tubo-ovarian abscess
    • tubo-ovarian inflammatory disease
    Type 1 Excludes
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent
    Salpingitis and oophoritis
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
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N70.9
N65.1 Disproportion of reconstructed breast
N70 Salpingitis and oophoritis
N70.0 Acute salpingitis and oophoritis
N70.01 Acute salpingitis
N70.02 Acute oophoritis
N70.03 Acute salpingitis and oophoritis
N70.1 Chronic salpingitis and oophoritis
N70.11 Chronic salpingitis
N70.12 Chronic oophoritis
N70.13 Chronic salpingitis and oophoritis
N70.9 Salpingitis and oophoritis, unspecified
N70.91 Salpingitis, unspecified
N70.92 Oophoritis, unspecified
N70.93 Salpingitis and oophoritis, unspecified
N71 Inflammatory disease of uterus, except cervix
N71.0 Acute inflammatory disease of uterus
N71.1 Chronic inflammatory disease of uterus
N71.9 Inflammatory disease of uterus, unspecified
N72 Inflammatory disease of cervix uteri
N73 Other female pelvic inflammatory diseases
N73.0 Acute parametritis and pelvic cellulitis

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