ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 233.1

Ca in situ cervix uteri

Diagnosis Code 233.1

ICD-9: 233.1
Short Description: Ca in situ cervix uteri
Long Description: Carcinoma in situ of cervix uteri
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 233.1

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms
    • Carcinoma in situ (230-234)
      • 233 Carcinoma in situ of breast and genitourinary system

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Cervical Cancer

The cervix is the lower part of the uterus, the place where a baby grows during pregnancy. Cervical cancer is caused by a virus called HPV. The virus spreads through sexual contact. Most women's bodies are able to fight HPV infection. But sometimes the virus leads to cancer. You're at higher risk if you smoke, have had many children, use birth control pills for a long time, or have HIV infection.

Cervical cancer may not cause any symptoms at first. Later, you may have pelvic pain or bleeding from the vagina. It usually takes several years for normal cells in the cervix to turn into cancer cells. Your health care provider can find abnormal cells by doing a Pap test to examine cells from the cervix. You may also have an HPV test. If your results are abnormal, you may need a biopsy or other tests. By getting regular screenings, you can find and treat any problems before they turn into cancer.

Treatment may include surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or a combination. The choice of treatment depends on the size of the tumor, whether the cancer has spread and whether you would like to become pregnant someday.

Vaccines can protect against several types of HPV, including some that can cause cancer.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • After chemotherapy - discharge
  • Cervical Cancer (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)
  • Cervical cancer
  • Cervical Cancer (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Cervical cancer -- screening and prevention
  • Cervical dysplasia
  • Cervix treatment - cryosurgery
  • Cold knife cone biopsy
  • HPV Vaccine Gardasil®-9: What You Need to Know
  • Pelvic (between the hips) radiation - discharge
  • Treatment Option Overview (Cervical Cancer) - NIH (National Cancer Institute)
  • Understanding Chemotherapy - 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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