ICD-10-CM Code N64.52
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
N64.52 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of nipple discharge. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
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 N64.52 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Code Type-1 Excludes:
Type-1 ExcludesType-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."
- Abnormal findings in nipple discharge - instead, use code R89.-
- 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.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N64.52 - Nipple discharge'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N64.52. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.
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 N64.52 and a single ICD9 code, 611.79 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.