Malignant neoplasms of female genital organs
Malignant neoplasm of vagina C52
Malignant neoplasm of vagina C52-
Type 1 Excludes
Type 1 Excludes Help
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes. It means "not coded here". A type 1 excludes note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as C52. A type 1 excludes note is for used for when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.
- 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
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
- bleeding that is not your period
- a vaginal lump
- pelvic pain
- C52 Malignant neoplasm of vagina