2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code N94.6

Dysmenorrhea, unspecified

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx
  • N94.6 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 N94.6 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of N94.6 - other international versions of ICD-10 N94.6 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • N94.6 is applicable to female patients.
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as N94.6. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
  • psychogenic dysmenorrhea (
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code F45.8

    Other somatoform disorders

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Psychogenic dysmenorrhea
    • Psychogenic dysphagia, including 'globus hystericus'
    • Psychogenic pruritus
    • Psychogenic torticollis
    • Somatoform autonomic dysfunction
    • Teeth grinding
    Type 1 Excludes
    • sleep related teeth grinding (G47.63)
    F45.8
    )
The following code(s) above N94.6 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 N94.6:
  • 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
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dysmenorrhea (painful periods)
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by abnormally painful abdominal cramps during menses.
  • Abnormally painful abdominal cramps during menstruation.
  • Difficult and painful menstruation.
  • Painful menstruation.
ICD-10-CM N94.6 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 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 N94.6 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 N94.6:
  • Dermatitis (eczematous) L30.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code L30.9

    Dermatitis, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Eczema NOS
    • dysmenorrheica N94.6
  • Dysmenorrhea (essential) (exfoliative) N94.6
    • congestive N94.6 (syndrome)
  • Menstruation
    • painful N94.6 - see also Dysmenorrhea
  • Pain(s) R52
    - see also Painful
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code R52

    Pain, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Acute pain NOS
    • Generalized pain NOS
    • Pain NOS
    Type 1 Excludes
    • acute and chronic pain, not elsewhere classified (G89.-)
    • localized pain, unspecified type - code to pain by site, such as:
    • abdomen pain (R10.-)
    • back pain (M54.9)
    • breast pain (N64.4)
    • chest pain (R07.1-R07.9)
    • ear pain (H92.0-)
    • eye pain (H57.1)
    • headache (R51)
    • joint pain (M25.5-)
    • limb pain (M79.6-)
    • lumbar region pain (M54.5)
    • pelvic and perineal pain (R10.2)
    • shoulder pain (M25.51-)
    • spine pain (M54.-)
    • throat pain (R07.0)
    • tongue pain (K14.6)
    • tooth pain (K08.8)
    • renal colic (N23)
    • pain disorders exclusively related to psychological factors (F45.41)
    • menstrual N94.6 - see also Dysmenorrhea
  • Syndrome - see also Disease
    • congestive dysmenorrhea N94.6

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To N94.6
N94.0 Mittelschmerz
N94.1 Dyspareunia
N94.10 Unspecified dyspareunia
N94.11 Superficial (introital) dyspareunia
N94.12 Deep dyspareunia
N94.19 Other specified dyspareunia
N94.2 Vaginismus
N94.3 Premenstrual tension syndrome
N94.4 Primary dysmenorrhea
N94.5 Secondary dysmenorrhea
N94.6 Dysmenorrhea, unspecified
N94.8 Other specified conditions associated with female genital organs and menstrual cycle
N94.81 Vulvodynia
N94.810 Vulvar vestibulitis
N94.818 Other vulvodynia
N94.819 …… unspecified
N94.89 Other specified conditions associated with female genital organs and menstrual cycle
N94.9 Unspecified condition associated with female genital organs and menstrual cycle
N95 Menopausal and other perimenopausal disorders
N95.0 Postmenopausal bleeding
N95.1 Menopausal and female climacteric states

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