AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2016 Issue 4; ICD-10-CM NEW/REVISED CODES

Longitudinal Vaginal Septum

Code Q52.12, Longitudinal vaginal septum, has been further expanded and unique codes have been created. At the request of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the new codes differentiate nonobstructing vaginal septum from obstructing vaginal septum, and also include detail about laterality and microperforation as follows: longitudinal vaginal septum, nonobstructing (Q52.120); longitudinal vaginal septum, obstructing, right side (Q52.121); longitudinal vaginal septum, obstructing, left side (Q52.122); longitudinal vaginal septum, microperforate, right side (Q52.123); longitudinal vaginal septum, microperforate, left side (Q52.124); and longitudinal vaginal septum, unspecified (Q52.129). A vaginal septum occurs when...

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