N48.5: Ulcer of penis
You have a wound (ulcer) on your penis.
A penile ulcer may be caused by pathogens, for example. A penile ulcer may also be caused by prolonged pressure on the penis. This pressure may be due to a tube inserted into the bladder, for example. There are also other things that can cause a penile ulcer. A penile ulcer may be painful.
On medical documents, the ICD code is often appended by letters that indicate the diagnostic certainty or the affected side of the body.
- G: Confirmed diagnosis
- V: Tentative diagnosis
- Z: Condition after
- A: Excluded diagnosis
- L: Left
- R: Right
- B: Both sides
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