ICD-10-CM Code N73.6
Female pelvic peritoneal adhesions (postinfective)
Billable CodeBillable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Female OnlyCode is only used for female patients.
N73.6 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of female pelvic peritoneal adhesions (postinfective). A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.
The ICD code N736 is used to code Adhesion (medicine)
Adhesions are fibrous bands that form between tissues and organs, often as a result of injury during surgery. They may be thought of as internal scar tissue that connects tissues not normally connected.
|MeSH Codes:||D000267, D000267|
|ICD 9 Codes:||560.81, 614.6|
Adhesions after appendectomy
Coding Notes for N73.6 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."
- Postprocedural pelvic peritoneal adhesions - instead, use code N99.4
- DRG Group #742-743 - Uterine and adnexa procedure for non-malignancy with CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #742-743 - Uterine and adnexa procedure for non-malignancy without CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #760-761 - Menstrual and other female reproductive system disorders with CC or MCC.
- DRG Group #760-761 - Menstrual and other female reproductive system disorders without CC or MCC.
Related Concepts SNOMET-CT
- Adhesions of uterus (finding)
Coding Advice SNOMET-CT
- Possible requirement for causative agent code
- Consider additional code to identify specific condition or disease
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N73.6 - Female pelvic peritoneal adhesions (postinfective)'
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Equivalent ICD-9 Code GENERAL EQUIVALENCE MAPPINGS (GEM)
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 614.6 was previously used, N73.6 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.