Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 608.85
Stricture of male genital organs
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Male Only Dx

  • ICD-9-CM 608.85 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 608.85 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: 608.85 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N50.8 Other specified disorders of male genital organs
Approximate Synonyms
  • Stricture of tunica vaginalis
  • Stricture of vas deferens
  • Tunica vaginalis stricture
  • Vas deferens stricture
Applies To
  • Stricture of:
    • spermatic cord
    • tunica vaginalis
    • vas deferens
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 608.85 is only applicable to male patients.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 608.85:
  • Stricture (see also Stenosis) 799.89
    • ejaculatory duct 608.85
    • spermatic cord 608.85
    • tunica vaginalis 608.85
    • vas deferens 608.85
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