Specific code icon 2016/17 ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Code C52

Malignant neoplasm of vagina

    2016 2017 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.
  • This is the American ICD-10-CM version of C52. Other international versions of ICD-10 C52 may differ.
  • Reimbursement claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015 require the use of ICD-10-CM codes.

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.

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