ICD-10-CM Code N76
Other inflammation of vagina and vulva
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 N76 is a non-billable code. To code a diagnosis of this type, you must use one of the eight child codes of N76 that describes the diagnosis 'other inflammation of vagina and vulva' in more detail.
- N76 Other inflammation of vagina and vulva NON-BILLABLE
The ICD code N76 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 N76 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code
Additional Code Note:
Use Additional CodeUse Additional Code note means a second code must be used in conjunction with this code. Codes with this note are Etiology codes and must be followed by a Manifestation code or codes.
- Code See Section B95-B97, to identify infectious agent
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."
- Senile (atrophic) vaginitis - instead, use code N95.2
- Vulvar vestibulitis - instead, use code N94.810
ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N76 - Other inflammation of vagina and vulva'
The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N76. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.