N48.8: Other specified disorders of penis

You have a disorder of the penis.

The penis contains erectile tissue. The erectile tissue of the penis becomes engorged with blood when you are sexually aroused. This causes you to have an erection. You may have a blood clot in your penis or the erectile tissue of the penis. Your penis or its erectile tissue may have increased in size. Or your penis or its erectile tissue may have become smaller.

Additional indicator

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

Further information


This information is not intended for self-diagnosis and does not replace professional medical advice from a doctor. If you find an ICD code on a personal medical document, please also note the additional indicator used for diagnostic confidence.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD diagnosis code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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