what icd 10 cm code for dysmenorrhea

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ICD-10 code N94. 6 for Dysmenorrhea, unspecified is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Diseases of the genitourinary system .

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What is dysmenorrhea unspecified?

Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for painful menstrual periods which are caused by uterine contractions. Primary dysmenorrhea refers to recurrent pain, while secondary dysmenorrhea results from reproductive system disorders. Both can be treated.

What is the CPT code for dysmenorrhea?

Dysmenorrhea (625.3), or menstrual cramps, is abdominal pain caused by uterine cramps during a menstrual cycle.

What are the two types of dysmenorrhea?

There are two types of dysmenorrhea: primary and secondary.

Is dysmenorrhea a diagnosis?

How is dysmenorrhea diagnosed? To diagnose dysmenorrhea, your health care provider will evaluate your medical history and do a complete physical and pelvic exam. Other tests may include: Ultrasound.

What is the ICD-9 code for dysmenorrhea?

ICD-9 Code 625.3 -Dysmenorrhea- Codify by AAPC.

What is the ICD-10 for abdominal pain?

ICD-10 code R10. 9 for Unspecified abdominal pain is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified .

What is menstrual cramps dysmenorrhea?

Menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) are throbbing or cramping pains in the lower abdomen. Many women have menstrual cramps just before and during their menstrual periods.

What is primary dysmenorrhea?

Primary dysmenorrhea is defined as cramping pain in the lower abdomen occurring just before or during menstruation, in the absence of other diseases such as endometriosis.

What is the difference between primary and secondary dysmenorrhea?

Primary dysmenorrhea characteristically begins when adolescents attain ovulatory cycles, usually within 6–12 months of menarche. Secondary dysmenorrhea refers to painful menses due to pelvic pathology or a recognized medical condition. The most common cause of secondary dysmenorrhea is endometriosis.

When do you refer to dysmenorrhea?

Referral is also indicated if secondary dysmenorrhoea is suspected (for example, associated menstrual symptoms, such as menorrhagia, intermenstrual or postcoital bleeding, dyspareunia, and/or abnormal pelvic examination) or if the patient has pain management problems with disruption to daily living.

How is secondary dysmenorrhea defined?

Secondary dysmenorrhea is defined as menstrual pain resulting from anatomic or macroscopic pelvic pathology, [7, 9] as is seen in women with endometriosis or chronic pelvic inflammatory disease. It is most often observed in women aged 30-45 years.

What are the symptoms of dysmenorrhea?

Symptoms may include cramping or pain in the lower abdomen, low back pain, pain spreading down the legs, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, weakness, fainting, or headaches.

The ICD code N946 is used to code Dysmenorrhea

Dysmenorrhea, also known as dysmenorrhoea, painful periods, or menstrual cramps, is pain during menstruation. It usually begins around the time that menstruation begins. Symptoms typically last less than three days. The pain is usually in the pelvis or lower abdomen. Other symptoms may include back pain, diarrhea, or nausea.

Coding Notes for N94.6 Info for medical coders on how to properly use this ICD-10 code

Type-1 Excludes mean the conditions excluded are mutually exclusive and should never be coded together. Excludes 1 means "do not code here."

MS-DRG Mapping

DRG Group #742-743 - Uterine and adnexa procedure for non-malignancy with CC or MCC.

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'N94.6 - Dysmenorrhea, unspecified'

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This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code N94.6 and a single ICD9 code, 625.3 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.