Billable Medical Code for Orchitis and Epididymitis, Unspecified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 604.90
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 604.90.
The Short Description Is: Orchitis/epididymit NOS.
Epididymitis is also known as epididymitis, epididymoorchitis, orchitis, orchitis and epididymitis.
Epididymitis Definition and Symptoms
Epididymitis is inflammation in the coiled tube at the back of the testicle that stores and carries sperm. This is most commonly caused by a bacterial infection of a sexually transmitted infection such as gonorrhea. Symptoms include tender and swollen scrotum, painful urination, chills and fever, discharge from the penis, a lump on the testicle, painful intercourse, and blood in the semen.