ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 230.6

Ca in situ anus NOS

Diagnosis Code 230.6

ICD-9: 230.6
Short Description: Ca in situ anus NOS
Long Description: Carcinoma in situ of anus, unspecified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 230.6

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms
    • Carcinoma in situ (230-234)
      • 230 Carcinoma in situ of digestive organs

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Anal Cancer

The anus is where stool leaves your body when you go to the bathroom. It is made up of your outer layers of skin and the end of your large intestine. Anal cancer is a disease in which cancer cells form in the tissues of the anus.

Anal cancer is rare. It is more common in smokers and people over 50. You are also at higher risk if you have HPV, have anal sex, or have many sexual partners.

Symptoms include bleeding, pain, or lumps in the anal area. Anal itching and discharge can also be signs of anal cancer.

Doctors use tests that examine the anus to diagnose anal cancer. They include a physical exam, endoscopy, ultrasound, and biopsy.

Treatments include radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and surgery.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

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