Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 625.3
Dysmenorrhea
  • Billable Code
  • Female Only Dx
  • ICD-9-CM 625.3 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 625.3 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Dysmenorrhea (abnormla menstrual periods)
  • Dysmenorrhea (painful periods)
  • Primary dysmenorrhea
  • Secondary dysmenorrhea
  • Secondary dysmenorrhea (painful menstrual periods due to another condition)
Clinical Information
  • A disorder characterized by abnormally painful abdominal cramps during menses.
  • Abnormally painful abdominal cramps during menstruation.
  • Difficult and painful menstruation.
  • Painful menstruation.
625.3 Excludes
  • psychogenic dysmenorrhea (306.52)
Applies To
  • Painful menstruation
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 625.3 is only applicable to female patients.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 625.3 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM N94.6 Dysmenorrhea, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 625.3:
  • Colic (recurrent) 789.7
    • uterus 625.8
      • menstrual 625.3
  • Cramp(s) 729.82
    • uterus 625.8
      • menstrual 625.3
  • Dysmenorrhea (essential) (exfoliative) (functional) (intrinsic) (membranous) (primary) (secondary) 625.3
  • Menorrhalgia 625.3
  • Menstruation
    • difficult 625.3
    • painful (primary) (secondary) 625.3
  • Pain(s) (see also Painful) 780.96
    • menstrual 625.3
  • Painful - see also Pain
    • menstruation 625.3
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