Specific code 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 604.0
Orchitis, epididymitis, and epididymo-orchitis, with abscess
  • Short description: Orchitis with abscess.
  • ICD-9-CM 604.0 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 604.0 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 604.0.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 604.0: 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess of testicle
  • Abscess of testis
  • Epididymitis w abscess
  • Epididymitis with abscess
  • Epididymoorchitis w abscess
  • Epididymoorchitis with abscess
  • Epididymo-orchitis with abscess
  • Testicular abscess
Applies To
  • Abscess of epididymis or testis
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 604.0 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N45.4 Abscess of epididymis or testis
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 604.0:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • epididymis 604.0
  • Epididymitis (nonvenereal) 604.90
    • with abscess 604.0
  • Epididymo-orchitis (see also Epididymitis) 604.90
    • with abscess 604.0
  • Orchitis (nonspecific) (septic) 604.90
    • with abscess 604.0
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