ICD-10-CM Code N73
Other female pelvic inflammatory diseases
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 N73 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the nine child codes of N73 that describes the diagnosis 'other female pelvic inflammatory diseases' in more detail.
- N73 Other female pelvic inflammatory diseases NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code N73 is used to code Pelvic inflammatory disease
Pelvic inflammatory disease or pelvic inflammatory disorder (PID) is an infection of the upper part of the female reproductive system namely the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries, and inside of the pelvis. Often there may be no symptoms. Signs and symptoms, when present may include lower abdominal pain, vaginal discharge, fever, burning with urination, pain with sex, or irregular menstruation. Untreated PID can result in long term complications including infertility, ectopic pregnancy, chronic pelvic pain, and cancer.
|MeSH Codes:||D000292, D000292, D000292|
|ICD 9 Codes:||614, 615, 616|
Drawing showing the usual sites of infection in pelvic inflammatory disease
Coding Notes for N73 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
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- Code See Section B95-B97, to identify infectious agent.
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N73 - Other female pelvic inflammatory diseases'
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