Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 607.3
Priapism
  • Billable Code
  • Male Only Dx
  • ICD-9-CM 607.3 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 607.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Drug induced priapism
  • Priapism due to drug
  • Priapism due to sickle cell disease
  • Priapism due to trauma
Clinical Information
  • A prolonged painful erection that may lasts hours and is not associated with sexual activity. It is seen in patients with sickle cell anemia, advanced malignancy, spinal trauma; and certain drug treatments.
  • Persistent and usually painful erection that lasts for at least four hours, in the absence of physical or psychological stimulation. It may be caused by hematologic disorders including sickle cell disease and leukemia, spinal cord injuries, and medications.
Applies To
  • Painful erection
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 607.3 is only applicable to male patients.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 607.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N48.30 Priapism, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 607.3:
  • Erection, painful (persistent) 607.3
  • Painful - see also Pain
    • erection 607.3
  • Priapism (penis) 607.3
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