Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 603.9
Hydrocele unspecified
  • Short description: Hydrocele NOS.
  • ICD-9-CM 603.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 603.9 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 603.9 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N43.3 Hydrocele, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Acquired hydrocele
  • Adult hydrocele
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydrocele of testis
  • Hydrocele testis
  • Hydrocele, adult
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 603.9:
  • Chylous
    • hydrocele 603.9
  • Hydrocele (calcified) (chylous) (idiopathic) (infantile) (inguinal canal) (recurrent) (senile) (spermatic cord) (testis) (tunica vaginalis) 603.9
    • canal of Nuck (female) 629.1
      • male 603.9
    • spinalis (see also Spina bifida) 741.9
  • Hydrops 782.3
    • spermatic cord (see also Hydrocele) 603.9
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