ICD-10-CM Code N48.6
Induration penis plastica
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Male OnlyCode is only used for male patients.
Adult OnlyCode is only used for patients 15 years old or older.
N48.6 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of induration penis plastica. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code N486 is used to code Peyronie's disease
Peyronie's disease or Peyronie disease (/peɪroʊˈniː/), also known as induratio penis plastica (IPP) or chronic inflammation of the tunica albuginea (CITA), is a connective tissue disorder involving the growth of fibrous plaques in the soft tissue of the penis affecting an estimated 5% of men. Specifically, scar tissue forms in the tunica albuginea, the thick sheath of tissue surrounding the corpora cavernosa causing pain, abnormal curvature, erectile dysfunction, indentation, loss of girth and shortening. A variety of treatments have been used, but none have been especially effective.
|ICD 9 Code:||607.85|
Coding Notes for N48.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Inclusion TermsInclusion Terms are a list of concepts for which a specific code is used. The list of Inclusion Terms is useful for determining the correct code in some cases, but the list is not necessarily exhaustive.
- Peyronie's disease
- Plastic induration of penis
- DRG Group #729-730 - Other male reproductive system diagnoses with CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #729-730 - Other male reproductive system diagnoses without CC or MCC.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N48.6 - Induration penis plastica'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code N48.6 and a single ICD9 code, 607.85 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.