Billable Medical Code for Hydrocele, Unspecified
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 603.9
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 603.9.
The Short Description Is: Hydrocele NOS.
Hydrocele is also known as acquired hydrocele, adult hydrocele, hydrocele, hydrocele of testis, and hydrocele adult.
Hydrocele Definition and Symptoms
A hydrocele is a fluid filled sac near the testicle that causes swelling of the scrotum. They are most common in newborns and usually go away with no treatment. Symptoms that may occur are enlargement of the scrotum, pain and swelling in the scrotum or a feeling of pressure at the base of the penis.