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Code: N76.0

Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Acute vaginitis

Block: Acute vaginitis

Acute vulvovaginitis
Vaginitis NOS
Vulvovaginitis NOS


Use additional code (B95-B97), to identify infectious agent

Excludes2: senile (atrophic) vaginitis (N95.2)
vulvar vestibulitis (N94.810)

Details: Inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs (N70-N77)

Excludes 1: inflammatory diseases of female pelvic organs complicating:abortion or ectopic or molar pregnancy (O00-O07, O08.0)
pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O23.-, O75.3, O85, O86.-)

Guidelines: Diseases of the genitourinary system (N00-N99)

Excludes 2: certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
neoplasms (C00-D49)
symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)

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I'd go with the N code

Vaginosis - see Vaginitis

Vaginitis > Bacterial > N76.0

A49 series is unspecified site and you know the site just not the bacteria.

Also if you look A49.- excludes1 bacterial agents as the cause of diseases classified elsewhere (B95-B96)

You will need to know the bacteria to code any more specific
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