2023 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N76

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Other inflammation of vagina and vulva

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
  • N76 should not be used for reimbursement purposes as there are multiple codes below it that contain a greater level of detail.
  • The 2023 edition of ICD-10-CM N76 became effective on October 1, 2022.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N76 - other international versions of ICD-10 N76 may differ.
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Certain conditions have both an underlying etiology and multiple body system manifestations due to the underlying etiology. For such conditions the ICD-10-CM has a coding convention that requires the underlying condition be sequenced first followed by the manifestation. Wherever such a combination exists there is a "use additional code" note at the etiology code, and a "code first" note at the manifestation code. These instructional notes indicate the proper sequencing order of the codes, etiology followed by manifestation. In most cases the manifestation codes will have in the code title, "in diseases classified elsewhere." Codes with this title are a component of the etiology/manifestation convention. The code title indicates that it is a manifestation code. "In diseases classified elsewhere" codes are never permitted to be used as first listed or principle diagnosis codes. They must be used in conjunction with an underlying condition code and they must be listed following the underlying condition.
  • code (B95-B97
    ICD-10-CM Range B95-B97

    Bacterial and viral infectious agents

    • These categories are provided for use as supplementary or additional codes to identify the infectious agent(s) in diseases classified elsewhere.
    • B95 Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and Enter...
    • B96 Other bacterial agents as the cause of d...
    • B97 Viral agents as the cause of diseases cl...
    ), to identify infectious agent
Type 2 Excludes
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A type 2 excludes note represents "not included here". A type 2 excludes note indicates that the condition excluded is not part of the condition it is excluded from but a patient may have both conditions at the same time. When a type 2 excludes note appears under a code it is acceptable to use both the code (N76) and the excluded code together.
  • senile (atrophic) vaginitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N95.2

    Postmenopausal atrophic vaginitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
    Applicable To
    • Senile (atrophic) vaginitis
  • vulvar vestibulitis (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N94.810

    Vulvar vestibulitis

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
The following code(s) above N76 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 N76:
  • N00-N99
    2023 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
    2023 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
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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change
  • 2023 (effective 10/1/2022): No change
Code annotations containing back-references to N76:
  • Type 1 Excludes: N89
    , N90
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N89

    Other noninflammatory disorders of vagina

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • abnormal results from vaginal cytologic examination without histologic confirmation (R87.62-)
    • carcinoma in situ of vagina (D07.2)
    • HGSIL of vagina (R87.623)
    • inflammation of vagina (N76.-)
    • senile (atrophic) vaginitis (N95.2)
    • severe dysplasia of vagina (D07.2)
    • trichomonal leukorrhea (A59.00)
    • vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia [VAIN], grade III (D07.2)
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N90

    Other noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • anogenital (venereal) warts (A63.0)
    • carcinoma in situ of vulva (D07.1)
    • condyloma acuminatum (A63.0)
    • current obstetric trauma (O70.-, O71.7-O71.8)
    • inflammation of vulva (N76.-)
    • severe dysplasia of vulva (D07.1)
    • vulvar intraepithelial neoplasm III [VIN III] (D07.1)
ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N76
N73.5 Female pelvic peritonitis, unspecified
N73.6 Female pelvic peritoneal adhesions (postinfective)
N73.8 Other specified female pelvic inflammatory diseases
N73.9 Female pelvic inflammatory disease, unspecified
N74 Female pelvic inflammatory disorders in diseases classified elsewhere
N75 Diseases of Bartholin's gland
N75.0 Cyst of Bartholin's gland
N75.1 Abscess of Bartholin's gland
N75.8 Other diseases of Bartholin's gland
N75.9 Disease of Bartholin's gland, unspecified
N76 Other inflammation of vagina and vulva
N76.0 Acute vaginitis
N76.1 Subacute and chronic vaginitis
N76.2 Acute vulvitis
N76.3 Subacute and chronic vulvitis
N76.4 Abscess of vulva
N76.5 Ulceration of vagina
N76.6 Ulceration of vulva
N76.8 Other specified inflammation of vagina and vulva
N76.81 Mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva
N76.82 Fournier disease of vagina and vulva

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