2022 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q52.5

Fusion of labia

    2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code POA Exempt
  • Q52.5 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • The 2022 edition of ICD-10-CM Q52.5 became effective on October 1, 2021.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q52.5 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q52.5 may differ.
The following code(s) above Q52.5 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 Q52.5:
  • Q00-Q99
    2022 ICD-10-CM Range Q00-Q99

    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities

    • Codes from this chapter are not for use on maternal records
    Type 2 Excludes
    • inborn errors of metabolism (E70-E88)
    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
  • Q50-Q56
    2022 ICD-10-CM Range Q50-Q56

    Congenital malformations of genital organs

    Type 1 Excludes
    • androgen insensitivity syndrome (E34.5-)
    • syndromes associated with anomalies in the number and form of chromosomes (Q90-Q99)
    Congenital malformations of genital organs
Approximate Synonyms
  • Congenital fusion of labia
  • Congenital fusion of vulva
  • Labial adhesions, congenital
Present On Admission
POA Help
"Present On Admission" is defined as present at the time the order for inpatient admission occurs — conditions that develop during an outpatient encounter, including emergency department, observation, or outpatient surgery, are considered POA.
  • Q52.5 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q52.5 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v39.0):
  • 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 Q52.5 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
  • 2021 (effective 10/1/2020): No change
  • 2022 (effective 10/1/2021): No change

Diagnosis Index entries containing back-references to Q52.5:
  • Adhesions, adhesive (postinfective) K66.0
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code K66.0

    Peritoneal adhesions (postprocedural) (postinfection)

      2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Billable/Specific Code
    Applicable To
    • Adhesions (of) abdominal (wall)
    • Adhesions (of) diaphragm
    • Adhesions (of) intestine
    • Adhesions (of) male pelvis
    • Adhesions (of) omentum
    • Adhesions (of) stomach
    • Adhesive bands
    • Mesenteric adhesions
    Type 1 Excludes
    • female pelvic adhesions [bands] (N73.6)
    • peritoneal adhesions with intestinal obstruction (K56.5-)
    • labium Q52.5 (majus) (minus)
  • Fusion, fused (congenital)
    • labium Q52.5 (majus) (minus)
    • vulva Q52.5

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q52.5
Q52.12 Longitudinal vaginal septum
Q52.120 …… nonobstructing
Q52.121 …… obstructing, right side
Q52.122 …… obstructing, left side
Q52.123 …… microperforate, right side
Q52.124 …… microperforate, left side
Q52.129 Other and unspecified longitudinal vaginal septum
Q52.2 Congenital rectovaginal fistula
Q52.3 Imperforate hymen
Q52.4 Other congenital malformations of vagina
Q52.5 Fusion of labia
Q52.6 Congenital malformation of clitoris
Q52.7 Other and unspecified congenital malformations of vulva
Q52.70 Unspecified congenital malformations of vulva
Q52.71 Congenital absence of vulva
Q52.79 Other congenital malformations of vulva
Q52.8 Other specified congenital malformations of female genitalia
Q52.9 Congenital malformation of female genitalia, unspecified
Q53 Undescended and ectopic testicle
Q53.0 Ectopic testis
Q53.00 …… unspecified

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