ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 796.79

Oth abn Pap smr anus/HPV

Diagnosis Code 796.79

ICD-9: 796.79
Short Description: Oth abn Pap smr anus/HPV
Long Description: Other abnormal Papanicolaou smear of anus and anal HPV
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 796.79

Code Classification
  • Symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions
    • Nonspecific abnormal findings (790-796)
      • 796 Other nonspecific abnormal findings

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 796.79 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

Information for Patients

Anal Disorders

Also called: Anorectal diseases

The anus is the opening of the rectum through which stool passes out of your body. Problems with the anus are common. They include hemorrhoids, abscesses, fissures (cracks), and cancer.

You may be embarrassed to talk about your anal troubles. But it is important to let your doctor know, especially if you have pain or bleeding. The more details you can give about your problem, the better your doctor will be able to help you. Treatments vary depending on the particular problem.

NIH: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

  • Anal fissure
  • Anal itching -- self-care
  • Anorectal abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Digital rectal exam
  • Imperforate anus
  • Lower GI Series - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
  • Perianal streptococcal cellulitis

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Also called: Human papillomavirus

Human papillomaviruses (HPV) are common viruses that can cause warts. There are more than 100 types of HPV. Most are harmless, but about 30 types put you at risk for cancer. These types affect the genitals and you get them through sexual contact with an infected partner. They can be either low-risk or high-risk. Low-risk HPV can cause genital warts. High-risk HPV can lead to cancers of the cervix, vulva, vagina, and anus in women. In men, it can lead to cancers of the anus and penis.

Although some people develop genital warts from HPV infection, others have no symptoms. Your health care provider can treat or remove the warts. In women, Pap tests can detect changes in the cervix that might lead to cancer. Both Pap and HPV tests are types of cervical cancer screening.

Correct usage of latex condoms greatly reduces, but does not eliminate, the risk of catching or spreading HPV. Vaccines can protect against several types of HPV, including some that can cause cancer.

NIH: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

  • Cervical cancer -- screening and prevention
  • Condom Fact Sheet in Brief (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • HPV and Cancer (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • HPV DNA test
  • HPV vaccine
  • HPV Vaccine - Cervarix: What You Need to Know (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • HPV Vaccine - Gardasil: What You Need to Know (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • HPV Vaccine Gardasil®-9: What You Need to Know
  • Pap and HPV Testing - NIH (National Cancer Institute)

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