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Perineum

Definition: The body region lying between the genital area and the anus on the surface of the trunk, and to the shallow compartment lying deep to this area that is inferior to the pelvic diaphragm. The surface area is between the vulva and the anus in the female, and between the scrotum and the anus in the male.

Body System: General

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ICD10 Codes Containing Term: perineum

CodeDescription
L02.215 Cutaneous abscess of perineum
L02.225 Furuncle of perineum
L02.235 Carbuncle of perineum
L03.315 Cellulitis of perineum
L03.325 Acute lymphangitis of perineum
N90.89 Other specified noninflammatory disorders of vulva and perineum
N90.9 Noninflammatory disorder of vulva and perineum, unspecified
O34.70 Maternal care for abnormality of vulva and perineum, unspecified trimester
O34.71 Maternal care for abnormality of vulva and perineum, first trimester
O34.72 Maternal care for abnormality of vulva and perineum, second trimester
O34.73 Maternal care for abnormality of vulva and perineum, third trimester
O71.82 Other specified trauma to perineum and vulva
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