N75.8: Other diseases of Bartholin gland

A gland near the entrance to your vagina has become diseased.

The vagina is tubular and leads from the outside to the uterus. There are two glands in the area around the entrance to the vagina. Each gland is roughly the size of a pea. The glands produce a fluid when you are sexually aroused.

The glands sometimes become inflamed, for example due to pathogens.

When the glands become inflamed, they can swell up and be painful.

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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