N51.1: Disorders of testis and epididymis in diseases classified elsewhere

Your testicle or epididymis is inflamed.

The male genital organs include the testicles, the epididymis and the penis. There are two testicles. The testicles hang outside the body in a sheath of skin. That is the scrotum. The epididymides are right next to the testicles. The sperm cells mature and are stored in the epididymides. But there are also other smaller glands and various other tissues that are part of the genitals.

You have been infected with specific pathogens. As a result, your testicle or your epididymis has become inflamed.

The inflammation can cause a number of different symptoms such as pain or high temperature.


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 diagnostic confidence indicator.
Your doctor will assist you with any health-related questions and explain the ICD code to you in a direct consultation if necessary.


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