Billable Medical Code for Redundant Prepuce and Phimosis
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 605
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 605.
The Short Description Is: Redun prepuce & phimosis.
Phimosis is also known as adherent prepuce, adherent prepuce of newborn, adherent prepuce newborn, excessive foreskin after circumcision, hypertrophy of the male prepuce, iatrogenic and secondary phimosis, iatrogenic and secondary physmosis, male hypertrophic prepuce, paraphimosis, phimosis, phimosis (tight foreskin), redundant foreskin, redundant prepuce, redundant prepuce w phimosis, redundant prepuce with phimosis, tight foreskin, tight frenulum of foreskin, tight frenulum of prepuce, and tight frenulum of prepuce of penis. This applies to adherent prepuce, paraphimosis, phimosis (congenital), and tight foreskin.
Phimosis Definition and Symptoms
Phimosis is a condition that makes it extremely painful to retract the foreskin of the penis. This occurs in boys and men that are not circumcised. This condition typically resolves itself by the age of three. Symptoms include swelling of the tip of the penis, discoloration, and the inability to pull foreskin over the tip of the penis.