N90.5: Atrophy of vulva

The tissue of your external genital organs has atrophied.

The external female genital organs include the labia, the clitoris and the skin around the vagina.

Atrophied tissue can occur, for example, at the menopausal transition. There are changes to the levels of sex hormones during the menopausal transition. These sex hormones affect the external genital organs and other areas.

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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