Specific code 2014 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 698.1
Pruritus of genital organs
  • Billable Code
  • Short description: Pruritus of genitalia.
  • ICD-9-CM 698.1 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 698.1 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
Disease Synonyms
  • Anogenital pruritus
  • Genital pruritus
  • Pruritus of genital area
  • Pruritus of vagina
  • Pruritus of vulva
  • Pruritus scroti
  • Pruritus vulvae
  • Pruritus vulvae (vulvar itching)
  • Scrotal pruritus
  • Vaginal pruritus
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 698.1 converts approximately to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM L29.3 Anogenital pruritus, unspecified
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 698.1:
  • Pruritus, pruritic 698.9
    • genital organ(s) 698.1
    • scrotum 698.1
    • vulva, vulvae 698.1
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