Malignant neoplasm of testis C62- >

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Clinical Information
  • A primary or metastatic malignant neoplasm involvingf the testis
  • Testicular cancer forms in a man's testicles, the two egg-shaped glands that produce sperm and testosterone. Testicular cancer mainly affects young men between the ages of 20 and 39. It is also more common in men who
    • have had abnormal testicle development
    • have had an undescended testicle
    • have a family history of the cancer
    symptoms include pain, swelling or lumps in your testicles or groin area. Most cases can be treated, especially if it is found early. Treatment options include surgery, radiation and/or chemotherapy. Regular exams after treatment are important. Treatments may also cause infertility. If you may want children later on, you should consider sperm banking before treatment. nih: national cancer institute
Codes
  • C62 Malignant neoplasm of testis
    • C62.0 Malignant neoplasm of undescended testis
      • C62.00 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified undescended testis
      • C62.01 Malignant neoplasm of undescended right testis
      • C62.02 Malignant neoplasm of undescended left testis
    • C62.1 Malignant neoplasm of descended testis
      • C62.10 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified descended testis
      • C62.11 Malignant neoplasm of descended right testis
      • C62.12 Malignant neoplasm of descended left testis
    • C62.9 Malignant neoplasm of testis, unspecified whether descended or undescended
      • C62.90 Malignant neoplasm of unspecified testis, unspecified whether descended or undescended
      • C62.91 Malignant neoplasm of right testis, unspecified whether descended or undescended
      • C62.92 Malignant neoplasm of left testis, unspecified whether descended or undescended