Excludes1

  • 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.-)
  1. N71 Inflammatory disease of uterus, except cervix

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

    Includes:

    • endo (myo) metritis
    • metritis
    • myometritis
    • pyometra
    • uterine abscess

    Excludes1

    • hyperplastic endometritis (N85.0-)
    • infection of uterus following delivery (O85, O86.-)
    1. N71.0 Acute inflammatory disease of uterus

    2. N71.1 Chronic inflammatory disease of uterus

    3. N71.9 Inflammatory disease of uterus, unspecified

Abbreviations used here:

NEC Not elsewhere classifiable
This abbreviation in the Tabular List represents “other specified”. When a specific code is not available for a condition, the Tabular List includes an NEC entry under a code to identify the code as the “other specified” code.

NOS Not otherwise specified
This abbreviation is the equivalent of unspecified.