Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 608.4
Other inflammatory disorders of male genital organs
  • Short description: Male gen inflam dis NEC.
  • ICD-9-CM 608.4 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 608.4 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 608.4.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 608.4: 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abscess of male genital organs
  • Abscess of scrotum
  • Abscess of spermatic cord
  • Abscess of tunica vaginalis
  • Abscess of vas deferens
  • Boil of scrotum
  • Boil of spermatic cord
  • Boil of tunica vaginalis
  • Boil of vas deferens
  • Carbuncle of scrotum
  • Carbuncle of spermatic cord
  • Carbuncle of tunica vaginalis
  • Carbuncle of vas deferens
  • Cellulitis of scrotum
  • Cellulitis of spermatic cord
  • Cellulitis of tunica vaginalis
  • Cellulitis of vas deferens
  • Gangrene of scrotum
  • Genital infection
  • Infection and fibrosis of spermatic cord remnant
  • Infection of spermatic cord
  • Inflammation of male genitals
  • Inflammation of scrotum
  • Inflammation of spermatic cord, tunica vaginalis and vas deferens
  • Inflammatory disorder of male genital organ
  • Inflammatory disorder, scrotum
  • Male genital abscess
  • Male genital infection
  • Male genital organ abscess
  • Proliferative vasitis nodosa
  • Scrotal abscess
  • Scrotal calcinosis
  • Swollen prostate
  • Torsion of epididymal cyst
  • Vas deferens absent
  • Vasitis
608.4 Excludes
  • abscess of testis (604.0)
Applies To
  • Abscess of scrotum, spermatic cord, testis [except abscess], tunica vaginalis, or vas deferens
  • Boil of scrotum, spermatic cord, testis [except abscess], tunica vaginalis, or vas deferens
  • Carbuncle of scrotum, spermatic cord, testis [except abscess], tunica vaginalis, or vas deferens
  • Cellulitis of scrotum, spermatic cord, testis [except abscess], tunica vaginalis, or vas deferens
  • Vasitis
Use Additional
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Convert to ICD-10-CM: 608.4 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N49.9 Inflammatory disorder of unspecified male genital organ
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 608.4:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • genital organ or tract NEC
      • female 616.9
        • with
          • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
          • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
          • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
        • following
        • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
      • male 608.4
    • scrotum 608.4
    • spermatic cord 608.4
    • tunica vaginalis 608.4
    • vas deferens 608.4
  • Boil (see also Carbuncle) 680.9
    • genital organ, male 608.4
    • scrotum 608.4
    • spermatic cord 608.4
    • testis 608.4
    • tunica vaginalis 608.4
    • vas deferens 608.4
  • Carbuncle 680.9
    • genital organ (male) 608.4
    • scrotum 608.4
    • spermatic cord 608.4
    • testis 608.4
    • tunica vaginalis 608.4
    • vas deferens 608.4
  • Cellulitis (diffuse) (with lymphangitis) (see also Abscess) 682.9
    • genital organ NEC
      • female - see Abscess, genital organ, female
      • male 608.4
    • scrotum 608.4
    • spermatic cord 608.4
    • testis 608.4
    • tunica vaginalis 608.4
    • vas deferens 608.4
  • Corditis (spermatic) 608.4
  • Deferentitis 608.4
    • gonorrheal (acute) 098.14
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.34
  • Funiculitis (acute) 608.4
    • chronic 608.4
    • endemic 608.4
    • gonococcal (acute) 098.14
      • chronic or duration of 2 months or over 098.34
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 016.5
  • Furuncle 680.9
    • scrotum 608.4
    • spermatic cord 608.4
    • tunica vaginalis 608.4
    • vas deferens 608.4
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • scrotum 608.4
    • spermatic cord 608.4
    • tunica vaginalis 608.4
    • vas deferens 608.4
  • Infection, infected, infective (opportunistic) 136.9
    • genital organ or tract NEC
      • female 614.9
        • with
          • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
          • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
          • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
        • complicating pregnancy 646.6
          • affecting fetus or newborn 760.8
        • following
        • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
          • minor or localized 646.6
            • affecting fetus or newborn 760.8
      • male 608.4
    • scrotum (acute) NEC 608.4
    • spermatic cord NEC 608.4
    • tunica vaginalis 608.4
    • vas deferens NEC 608.4
  • Inflammation, inflamed, inflammatory (with exudation)
    • genital organ (diffuse) (internal)
      • female 614.9
        • with
          • abortion - see Abortion, by type, with sepsis
          • ectopic pregnancy (see also categories 633.0-633.9) 639.0
          • molar pregnancy (see also categories 630-632) 639.0
        • complicating pregnancy, childbirth, or puerperium 646.6
          • affecting fetus or newborn 760.8
        • following
      • male 608.4
    • scrotum 608.4
    • spermatic cord 608.4
    • tunica vaginalis 608.4
    • vas deferens 608.4
  • Nodule(s), nodular
    • scrotum (inflammatory) 608.4
  • Perivasitis (chronic) 608.4
  • Spermatocystitis 608.4
  • Vaginalitis (tunica) 608.4
  • Vas deferentitis 608.4
  • Vasitis 608.4
    • nodosa 608.4
    • scrotum 608.4
    • spermatic cord 608.4
    • testis 608.4
    • tuberculous (see also Tuberculosis) 016.5
    • tunica vaginalis 608.4
    • vas deferens 608.4
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