Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 616.3
Abscess of Bartholin's gland
  • Billable Code
  • Female Only Dx
  • Short description: Bartholin's glnd abscess.
  • ICD-9-CM 616.3 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 616.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Bartholins gland abscess
Applies To
  • Vulvovaginal gland abscess
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 616.3 is only applicable to female patients.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 616.3 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N75.1 Abscess of Bartholin's gland
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 616.3:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • Bartholin's gland 616.3
      • 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 or puerperium 646.6
      • following
    • bartholinian 616.3
    • vulvovaginal gland (see also Vaginitis) 616.3
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 616.3 is one of thousands of ICD-9-CM codes used in healthcare. Although ICD-9-CM and CPT codes are largely numeric, they differ in that CPT codes describe medical procedures and services. Can't find a code? Start at the root of ICD-9-CM, check the 2014 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.