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ICD-10-CM Code N61
Inflammatory disorders of breast

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

N61 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of inflammatory disorders of breast. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code N61 is used to code Breast disease

Breast diseases can be classified either with disorders of the integument, or disorders of the reproductive system. A majority of breast diseases are noncancerous.

Specialty: Urology
MeSH Codes: D001941, D001941
ICD 9 Codes: 610, 611
Source: Wikipedia

Coding Notes for N61 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Inclusion Terms:
Inclusion Terms
Inclusion 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.
Abscess (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) of areola
Abscess (acute) (chronic) (nonpuerperal) of breast
Carbuncle of breast
Infective mastitis (acute) (subacute) (nonpuerperal)
Mastitis (acute) (subacute) (nonpuerperal) NOS
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 Excludes
Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
Inflammatory carcinoma of breast - instead, use code C50.9
Inflammatory disorder of breast associated with childbirth - instead, use code O91.-
Neonatal infective mastitis - instead, use code P39.0
Thrombophlebitis of breast [Mondor's disease] - instead, use code I80.8

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #597-601 - Malignant breast disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #597-601 - Malignant breast disorders with CC.
  • DRG Group #597-601 - Malignant breast disorders without CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #597-601 - Non-malignant breast disorders with CC or MCC.
  • DRG Group #597-601 - Non-malignant breast disorders without CC or MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Carbuncle of breast (disorder)
  • Subareolar abscess associated with childbirth (disorder)
  • Mastitis due to Arcanobacterium pyogenes (disorder)

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N61 - Inflammatory disorders of breast'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N61. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Thelitis (N61)
Mammillitis (N61)
Mastitis(acute) (diffuse) (nonpuerperal) (subacute) (N61)


Inflammatory disease of breast (exact match)

This is the official exact match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that in all cases where the ICD9 code 611.0 was previously used, N61 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

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Source: http://icd.codes/icd10cm/N61