Specific code icon 2016 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C52

Malignant neoplasm of vagina

    2016 Billable/Specific Code Female Dx

  • C52 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after Oct 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of C52. Other international ICD-10 versions may differ.

Clinical Information
  • A primary or metastatic malignant tumor involving the vagina. Representative examples include carcinomas and sarcomas.
  • Vaginal cancer is a rare type of cancer. It is more common in women 60 and older. You are also more likely to get it if you have a human papillomavirus (hpv) infection or if your mother took diethylstilbestrol (des) when she was pregnant. Doctors prescribed des in the 1950's to prevent miscarriages.it often doesn't have early symptoms. However, see your doctor if you notice
    • bleeding that is not your period
    • a vaginal lump
    • pelvic pain
    a pap test can find abnormal cells that may be cancer. Vaginal cancer can often be cured in its early stages. Treatment might include surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. nih: national cancer institute
Approximate Synonyms
  • Adenocarcinoma, vagina
  • Cancer of the vagina, adenocarcinoma
  • Cancer of the vagina, primary
  • Cancer of the vagina, recurrent to primary site
  • Cancer of the vagina, squamous cell
  • Malignant melanoma of vagina
  • Melanoma, vagina
  • Primary adenocarcinoma of vagina
  • Primary malignant neoplasm of vagina
  • Recurrent primary malignant neoplasm of vagina
  • Recurrent vaginal cancer
  • Squamous cell cancer of vagina
  • Squamous cell carcinoma, vagina
  • Vaginal cancer
Type 1 Excludes
  • carcinoma in situ of vagina (D07.2)
ICD-10-CM Coding Rules
  • C52 is applicable to female patients.
ICD-10-CM C52 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v32.0):
  • 736 Uterine and adnexa procedures for ovarian or adnexal malignancy with mcc
  • 737 Uterine and adnexa procedures for ovarian or adnexal malignancy with cc
  • 738 Uterine and adnexa procedures for ovarian or adnexal malignancy without cc/mcc
  • 739 Uterine, adnexa procedures for non-ovarian and non-adnexal malignancy with mcc
  • 740 Uterine, adnexa procedures for non-ovarian and non-adnexal malignancy with cc
  • 741 Uterine, adnexa procedures for non-ovarian and non-adnexal malignancy without cc/mcc
  • 754 Malignancy, female reproductive system with mcc
  • 755 Malignancy, female reproductive system with cc
  • 756 Malignancy, female reproductive system without cc/mcc

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