N81.8: Other female genital prolapse

Some of the organs in your pelvis have changed position.

The genital organs, the bladder and the last segment of the colon are all located in the pelvis.

These organs are lower down in your pelvis than usual. This can happen if the pelvic floor is weak or the ligaments in the pelvis slacken. Sometimes parts of these organs can slip out of the body.

The pelvic floor consists of a series of muscles and connective tissue. It uses them to hold the organs in the abdomen and pelvis in place. The pelvic floor also helps to keep the urethra and anus closed, for example. The organs are also held in place by specific ligaments.

Depending on which organs are affected, various symptoms may occur. You may experience a feeling of pressure in this area, for example. You may also have difficulty urinating or with bowel movements.

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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