ICD-10 Diagnosis Code Z85.850

Personal history of malignant neoplasm of thyroid

Diagnosis Code Z85.850

ICD-10: Z85.850
Short Description: Personal history of malignant neoplasm of thyroid
Long Description: Personal history of malignant neoplasm of thyroid
This is the 2017 version of the ICD-10-CM diagnosis code Z85.850

Valid for Submission
The code Z85.850 is valid for submission for HIPAA-covered transactions.

Code Classification
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services (Z00–Z99)
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to family and personal history and certain conditions influencing health status (Z77-Z99)
      • Personal history of malignant neoplasm (Z85)

Information for Medical Professionals


Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Unacceptable principal diagnosis Additional informationCallout TooltipUnacceptable principal diagnosis
There are selected codes that describe a circumstance which influences an individual’s health status but not a current illness or injury, or codes that are not specific manifestations but may be due to an underlying cause. These codes are considered unacceptable as a principal diagnosis.


Diagnostic Related Groups
The diagnosis code Z85.850 is grouped in the following Diagnostic Related Group(s) (MS-DRG v33.0)

  • MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS OR POORLY DIFFERENTIATED NEOPLASMS WITH MAJOR O.R. PROCEDURE WITH MCC 826
  • MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS OR POORLY DIFFERENTIATED NEOPLASMS WITH MAJOR O.R. PROCEDURE WITH CC 827
  • MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS OR POORLY DIFFERENTIATED NEOPLASMS WITH MAJOR O.R. PROCEDURE WITHOUT CC/MCC 828
  • MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS OR POORLY DIFFERENTIATED NEOPLASMS WITH OTHER O.R. PROCEDURE WITH CC/MCC 829
  • MYELOPROLIFERATIVE DISORDERS OR POORLY DIFFERENTIATED NEOPLASMS WITH OTHER O.R. PROCEDURE WITHOUT CC/MCC 830

Convert to ICD-9 Additional informationCallout TooltipGeneral Equivalence Map
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  • V10.87 - Hx of thyroid malignancy

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The code Z85.850 is exempt from POA reporting.

Synonyms
  • History of follicular adenocarcinoma of thyroid
  • History of malignant neoplasm of endocrine gland
  • History of malignant neoplasm of neck
  • History of malignant neoplasm of thyroid
  • History of medullary carcinoma of thyroid
  • History of papillary adenocarcinoma of thyroid
  • History of thyroid disorder

Information for Patients


Thyroid Cancer

Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It makes hormones that help the body work normally. There are several types of cancer of the thyroid gland. You are at greater risk if you

  • Are between ages 25 and 65
  • Are a woman
  • Are Asian
  • Have a family member who has had thyroid disease
  • Have had radiation treatments to your head or neck

You should see a doctor if you have a lump or swelling in your neck. Doctors use a physical exam, thyroid tests, other blood and imaging tests, and a biopsy to diagnose thyroid cancer. Treatment depends on the type of cancer you have and how far the cancer has spread. Many patients receive a combination of treatments. They may include surgery, radioactive iodine, hormone treatment, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or targeted therapy. Targeted therapy uses substances that attack cancer cells without harming normal cells.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • Anaplastic thyroid cancer (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Fine needle aspiration of the thyroid (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Medullary carcinoma of thyroid (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Thyroid cancer (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Thyroid cancer - papillary carcinoma (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Thyroid gland removal (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Thyroid Tests - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
  • Thyroid ultrasound (Medical Encyclopedia)
  • Understanding Chemotherapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
  • What to Know about Brachytherapy (A Type of Internal Radiation Therapy) - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
  • What to Know about External Beam Radiation Therapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)


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