2020 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N87.9

Dysplasia of cervix uteri, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Billable/Specific Code
  • N87.9 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 N87.9 became effective on October 1, 2019.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N87.9 - other international versions of ICD-10 N87.9 may differ.
Applicable To
  • Anaplasia of cervix
  • Cervical atypism
  • Cervical dysplasia NOS
The following code(s) above N87.9 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 N87.9:
  • 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
  • N87
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N87

    Dysplasia of cervix uteri

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Non-Billable/Non-Specific Code
    Type 1 Excludes
    • abnormal results from cervical cytologic examination without histologic confirmation (R87.61-)
    • carcinoma in situ of cervix uteri (D06.-)
    • cervical intraepithelial neoplasia III [CIN III] (D06.-)
    • HGSIL of cervix (R87.613)
    • severe dysplasia of cervix uteri (D06.-)
    Dysplasia of cervix uteri
Approximate Synonyms
  • Dysplasia of cervix
Clinical Information
  • Abnormal development of immature squamous epithelial cells of the uterine cervix, a term used to describe premalignant cytological changes in the cervical epithelium. These atypical cells do not penetrate the epithelial basement membrane.
  • Irregularity or alteration from normal cervical tissue. The spatial orientation of the cervical cells is often aberrant due to the lack of an organized growth process. 2005
ICD-10-CM N87.9 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
  • 760 Menstrual and other female reproductive system disorders with cc/mcc
  • 761 Menstrual and other female reproductive system disorders without cc/mcc

Convert N87.9 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 N87.9:

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N87.9
N85.4 Malposition of uterus
N85.5 Inversion of uterus
N85.6 Intrauterine synechiae
N85.7 Hematometra
N85.8 Other specified noninflammatory disorders of uterus
N85.9 Noninflammatory disorder of uterus, unspecified
N86 Erosion and ectropion of cervix uteri
N87 Dysplasia of cervix uteri
N87.0 Mild cervical dysplasia
N87.1 Moderate cervical dysplasia
N87.9 Dysplasia of cervix uteri, unspecified
N88 Other noninflammatory disorders of cervix uteri
N88.0 Leukoplakia of cervix uteri
N88.1 Old laceration of cervix uteri
N88.2 Stricture and stenosis of cervix uteri
N88.3 Incompetence of cervix uteri
N88.4 Hypertrophic elongation of cervix uteri
N88.8 Other specified noninflammatory disorders of cervix uteri
N88.9 Noninflammatory disorder of cervix uteri, unspecified
N89 Other noninflammatory disorders of vagina
N89.0 Mild vaginal dysplasia

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