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ICD-10-CM Code N76.81
Mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
Female Only
Female Only
Code is only used for female patients.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

N76.81 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code N768 is used to code Fournier gangrene

Fournier gangrene is a type of necrotizing fasciitis or gangrene usually affecting the perineum. It commonly occurs in elderly men, but it can also occur in women and children. It is more likely to occur in those with diabetes, alcoholics, or those who are immune compromised.

Specialty: Infectious Disease
MeSH Code: D018934
ICD 9 Code: 608.83

48-year-old male with Fournier gangrene. Image shows the patient after full recovery and 3 days after ileostomy insertion.

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Coding Notes for N76.81 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Code Also Note:
Code Also
A Code Also note indicates that two or more codes may be required to fully describe a condition, but the order of codes is at the coder's discretion. Code order depends on the severity of the conditions and the reason for the encounter.
Type of associated therapy, such as:
Antineoplastic and immunosuppressive drugs See code T45.1X-
Radiological procedure and radiotherapy See code Y84.2
Code Type-2 Excludes:
Type-2 Excludes
Type-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."
Gastrointestinal mucositis (ulcerative) - instead, use code K92.81
Nasal mucositis (ulcerative) - instead, use code J34.81
Oral mucositis (ulcerative) - instead, use code K12.3-

MS-DRG Mapping

  • 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 #757-759 - Infections, female reproductive system with MCC.
  • DRG Group #757-759 - Infections, female reproductive system with CC.
  • DRG Group #757-759 - Infections, female reproductive system without CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N76.81 - Mucositis (ulcerative) of vagina and vulva'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code N76.81. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.


Mucositis (ulcerative) of cervix, vagina, and vulva (exact match)

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 616.81 was previously used, N76.81 is the appropriate modern ICD10 code.

Parent Code: N76.8 - Other specified inflammation of vagina and vulva

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