ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 221.1

Benign neoplasm vagina

Diagnosis Code 221.1

ICD-9: 221.1
Short Description: Benign neoplasm vagina
Long Description: Benign neoplasm of vagina
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 221.1

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms
    • Benign neoplasms (210-229)
      • 221 Benign neoplasm of other female genital organs

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • D28.1 - Benign neoplasm of vagina

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 221.1 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

      • fornix
        • vagina������������������������������������������ 184.0��� 198.82��� 233.31��� 221.1����� 236.3����� 239.5
      • Gartner's duct������������������������������������� 184.0��� 198.82��� 233.31��� 221.1����� 236.3����� 239.5
      • hymen������������������������������������������������ 184.0��� 198.82��� 233.31��� 221.1����� 236.3����� 239.5
      • vagina, vaginal (fornix) (vault) (wall)����� 184.0��� 198.82��� 233.31��� 221.1����� 236.3����� 239.5

Information for Patients

Benign Tumors

Also called: Benign cancer, Benign neoplasms, Noncancerous tumors

Tumors are abnormal growths in your body. They are made up of extra cells. Normally, cells grow and divide to form new cells as your body needs them. When cells grow old, they die, and new cells take their place. Sometimes, this process goes wrong. New cells form when your body does not need them, and old cells do not die when they should. When these extra cells form a mass, it is called a tumor.

Tumors can be either benign or malignant. Benign tumors aren't cancer. Malignant ones are. Benign tumors grow only in one place. They cannot spread or invade other parts of your body. Even so, they can be dangerous if they press on vital organs, such as your brain.

Treatment often involves surgery. Benign tumors usually don't grow back.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • Biopsy - polyps
  • Cherry angioma

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Vaginal Diseases

Vaginal problems are some of the most common reasons women go to the doctor. They may have symptoms such as

  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Pain
  • Abnormal bleeding
  • Discharge

Often, the problem is vaginitis, an inflammation of the vagina. The main symptom is smelly vaginal discharge, but some women have no symptoms. Common causes are bacterial infections, trichomoniasis, and yeast infections.

Some other causes of vaginal symptoms include sexually transmitted diseases, vaginal cancer, and vulvar cancer. Treatment of vaginal problems depends on the cause.

  • Bacterial Vaginosis (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Bacterial vaginosis -- aftercare
  • Bartholin's abscess
  • Culture - endocervix
  • Endocervical gram stain
  • Imperforate hymen
  • Vaginal cysts
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Vaginal itching
  • Vaginal yeast infection
  • Vaginitis - self-care
  • Vaginitis test - wet mount
  • Vulvovaginitis

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