Specific code 2015 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 616.9
Unspecified inflammatory disease of cervix, vagina, and vulva
  • 2015
  • Billable Thru Sept 30/2015
  • Non-Billable On/After Oct 1/2015
  • Female Only Dx

  • ICD-9-CM 616.9 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 616.9 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: 616.9 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM N73.9 Female pelvic inflammatory disease, unspecified
Approximate Synonyms
  • Abscess of female genital organs
  • Abscess of female genital structure
  • Female genital organ abscess
ICD-9-CM Coding Information
  • 616.9 is only applicable to female patients.
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 616.9:
  • Abscess (acute) (chronic) (infectional) (lymphangitic) (metastatic) (multiple) (pyogenic) (septic) (with lymphangitis) (see also Cellulitis) 682.9
    • genital organ or tract NEC
      • female 616.9
        • 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
        • following
        • puerperal, postpartum, childbirth 670.8
      • male 608.4
  • Disease, diseased - see also Syndrome
    • perineum
      • female
      • male (inflammatory) 682.2
ICD-9-CM codes are used in medical billing and coding to describe diseases, injuries, symptoms and conditions. ICD-9-CM 616.9 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.