N77.8: Vulvovaginal ulceration and inflammation in other diseases classified elsewhere

You have an ulcer or inflammation 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 another disease. If you have an inflammation or an ulcer you may feel pain at the affected site. You may sometimes also experience itching and a burning sensation in your vagina or the skin around the vagina. There may also be a vaginal discharge.

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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