Specific code icon 2014 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C52

Malignant neoplasm of vagina

  • C52 is a billable ICD-10-CM code that can be used to specify a diagnosis.
  • On October 1, 2015 ICD-10-CM will replace ICD-9-CM in the United States, therefore, C52 and all other ICD-10-CM codes should only be used for training or planning purposes until then.
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
Description 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 Information
  • C52 is only applicable to female patients.
Mortality Data
  • Between 1999-2007 there were 3,529 deaths in the United States where ICD-10 C52 was indicated as the underlying cause of death [source: cdc.govlink to cdc.gov]
  • ICD-10 C52 as underlying cause of death data broken down by: gender, age, race, year
ICD-10-CM C52 is grouped within Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v30.0):
  • 736 Uterine & adnexa proc for ovarian or adnexal malignancy with mcc
  • 737 Uterine & adnexa proc for ovarian or adnexal malignancy with cc
  • 738 Uterine & adnexa proc for ovarian or adnexal malignancy without cc/mcc
  • 739 Uterine,adnexa proc for non-ovarian/adnexal malig with mcc
  • 740 Uterine,adnexa proc for non-ovarian/adnexal malig with cc
  • 741 Uterine,adnexa proc for non-ovarian/adnexal malig 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
Convert ICD-10-CM C52 to ICD-9-CM