ICD-10-CM Code N64.5
Other signs and symptoms in breast
Non-Billable CodeNon-Billable means the code is not sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis. Use a child code to capture more detail.
ICD Code N64.5 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the four child codes of N64.5 that describes the diagnosis 'other signs and symptoms in breast' in more detail.
- N64.5 Other signs and symptoms in breast NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code N645 is used to code Nipple discharge
Nipple discharge is the release of fluid from the nipples of the breasts. Although it is considered normal in a wide variety of circumstances it is the third major reason involving the breasts for which women seek medical attention, after breast lumps and breast pain. It is also known to occur in adolescent boys and girls going through puberty.
|ICD 9 Codes:||611.79, 611.8|
Coding Notes for N64.5 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 ExcludesType-2 Excludes means the excluded conditions are different, although they may appear similar. A patient may have both conditions, but one does not include the other. Excludes 2 means "not coded here."
- Abnormal findings on diagnostic imaging of breast - instead, use code R92.-
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Inversion of nipple (disorder)
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N64.5 - Other signs and symptoms in breast'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N64.5. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.