N77.0: Ulceration of vulva in infectious and parasitic diseases classified elsewhere
You have an ulcer in your vagina or on the external genital organs.
The internal female genital organs include the uterus, the fallopian tubes and ovaries. The vagina is also one of the internal genital organs and goes from the uterus to the outside of the body. The external female genital organs include the labia, the clitoris and the skin around the vagina.
An ulcer can form when inflamed skin or mucous membrane is damaged. The inflammation was caused by pathogens. If you have an ulcer you may feel pain at the affected site.
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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