2019 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q53.22

Ectopic perineal testis, bilateral

    2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx POA Exempt
  • Q53.22 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 Q53.22 became effective on October 1, 2018.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of Q53.22 - other international versions of ICD-10 Q53.22 may differ.
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • Q53.22 is applicable to male patients.
The following code(s) above Q53.22 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 Q53.22:
  • Q00-Q99
    2019 ICD-10-CM Range Q00-Q99

    Congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities

    Note
    • 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
    2019 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
  • Bilateral ectopic perineal testes
  • Bilateral ectopic perineal testis
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.
  • Q53.22 is considered exempt from POA reporting.
ICD-10-CM Q53.22 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v36.0):
  • 729 Other male reproductive system diagnoses with cc/mcc
  • 730 Other male reproductive system diagnoses without cc/mcc
  • 795 Normal newborn

Convert Q53.22 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 Q53.22:
  • Cryptorchid, cryptorchism, cryptorchidism Q53.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q53.9

    Undescended testicle, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Cryptorchism NOS
    • bilateral Q53.20
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q53.20

      Undescended testicle, unspecified, bilateral

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx POA Exempt
      • perineal Q53.22
  • Maldescent, testis Q53.9
    ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q53.9

    Undescended testicle, unspecified

      2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx POA Exempt
    Applicable To
    • Cryptorchism NOS
    • bilateral Q53.20
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q53.20

      Undescended testicle, unspecified, bilateral

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx POA Exempt
      • perineal Q53.22
  • Nondescent (congenital) - see also Malposition, congenital
    • testicle Q53.9
      ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q53.9

      Undescended testicle, unspecified

        2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx POA Exempt
      Applicable To
      • Cryptorchism NOS
      • bilateral Q53.20
        ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code Q53.20

        Undescended testicle, unspecified, bilateral

          2016 2017 2018 2019 Billable/Specific Code Male Dx POA Exempt
        • perineal Q53.22

ICD-10-CM Codes Adjacent To Q53.22
Q53.11 Abdominal testis, unilateral
Q53.111 Unilateral intraabdominal testis
Q53.112 Unilateral inguinal testis
Q53.12 Ectopic perineal testis, unilateral
Q53.13 Unilateral high scrotal testis
Q53.2 Undescended testicle, bilateral
Q53.20 Undescended testicle, unspecified, bilateral
Q53.21 Abdominal testis, bilateral
Q53.211 Bilateral intraabdominal testes
Q53.212 Bilateral inguinal testes
Q53.22 Ectopic perineal testis, bilateral
Q53.23 Bilateral high scrotal testes
Q53.9 Undescended testicle, unspecified
Q54 Hypospadias
Q54.0 Hypospadias, balanic
Q54.1 Hypospadias, penile
Q54.2 Hypospadias, penoscrotal
Q54.3 Hypospadias, perineal
Q54.4 Congenital chordee
Q54.8 Other hypospadias
Q54.9 Hypospadias, unspecified

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