2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N71.9

Inflammatory disease of uterus, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • N71.9 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 N71.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N71.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 N71.9 may differ.
The following code(s) above N71.9 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 N71.9:
  • 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
  • N71
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N71

    Inflammatory disease of uterus, except cervix

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Includes
    • endo (myo) metritis
    • metritis
    • myometritis
    • pyometra
    • uterine abscess
    Type 1 Excludes
    • hyperplastic endometritis (N85.0-)
    • infection of uterus following delivery (O85, O86.-)
    Use Additional
    • code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent
    Inflammatory disease of uterus, except cervix
Approximate Synonyms
  • Endometritis
  • Endometritis (inflammation of uterus)
  • Myometritis
  • Myometritis (inflammation of the muscle layer of the uterus)
  • Pyometra
  • Pyometrium
ICD-10-CM N71.9 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v37.0):
  • 742 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy with cc/mcc
  • 743 Uterine and adnexa procedures for non-malignancy without cc/mcc
  • 757 Infections, female reproductive system with mcc
  • 758 Infections, female reproductive system with cc
  • 759 Infections, female reproductive system without cc/mcc

Convert N71.9 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
  • 2020 (effective 10/1/2019): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to N71.9:
  • Endometritis (decidual) (nonspecific) (purulent) (senile) (atrophic) (suppurative) N71.9
  • Postmenopausal
    • endometrium (atrophic) N95.8
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N95.8

      Other specified menopausal and perimenopausal disorders

        2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N71.9
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
N73.1 Chronic parametritis and pelvic cellulitis
N73.2 Unspecified parametritis and pelvic cellulitis
N73.3 Female acute pelvic peritonitis
N73.4 Female chronic pelvic peritonitis
N73.5 Female pelvic peritonitis, unspecified
N73.6 Female pelvic peritoneal adhesions (postinfective)
N73.8 Other specified female pelvic inflammatory diseases

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