Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 604.99
Other orchitis, epididymitis, and epididymo-orchitis, without mention of abscess
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Male Only Dx

  • ICD-9-CM 604.99 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 604.99 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 604.99 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N45.1 Epididymitis
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N45.2 Orchitis
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N45.3 Epididymo-orchitis
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 604.99 is only applicable to male patients.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 604.99:
  • Epididymitis (nonvenereal) 604.90
    • acute 604.99
    • recurrent 604.99
    • residual 604.99
  • Gangrene, gangrenous (anemia) (artery) (cellulitis) (dermatitis) (dry) (infective) (moist) (pemphigus) (septic) (skin) (stasis) (ulcer) 785.4
    • epididymis (infectional) (see also Epididymitis) 604.99
    • testis (infectional) (see also Orchitis) 604.99
  • Orchitis (nonspecific) (septic) 604.90
    • gangrenous 604.99
    • suppurative 604.99
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 604.99 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 2015 ICD-9-CM Index or use the search engine at the top of this page to lookup any code.