Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 608.1
Spermatocele
  • Billable Code
  • Male Only Dx
  • ICD-9-CM 608.1 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 608.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Clinical Information
  • A cystic dilation of the epididymis, usually in the head portion (caput epididymis). The cyst fluid contains dead spermatozoa and can be easily differentiated from testicular hydrocele and other testicular lesions.
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 608.1 is only applicable to male patients.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 608.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N43.40 Spermatocele of epididymis, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 608.1:
  • Spermatocele 608.1
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