Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 098.16
Gonococcal endometritis (acute)
  • Short description: Gc endometritis (acute).
  • ICD-9-CM 098.16 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM 098.16 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 098.16.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 098.16: 2012 2013 2014.
Applies To
  • Gonorrhea (acute) of uterus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 098.16 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM A54.24 Gonococcal female pelvic inflammatory disease
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 098.16:
  • Endometritis (nonspecific) (purulent) (septic) (suppurative) 615.9
    • blennorrhagic 098.16
      • acute 098.16
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.36
    • gonorrheal (acute) 098.16
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.36
  • Metritis (catarrhal) (septic) (suppurative) (see also Endometritis) 615.9
    • blennorrhagic 098.16
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.36
    • gonococcal 098.16
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.36
  • Metrovaginitis (see also Endometritis) 615.9
    • gonococcal (acute) 098.16
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.36
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