ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V10.03

Hx-esophageal malignancy

Diagnosis Code V10.03

ICD-9: V10.03
Short Description: Hx-esophageal malignancy
Long Description: Personal history of malignant neoplasm of esophagus
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V10.03

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons with potential health hazards related to personal and family history (V10-V19)
      • V10 Personal history of malignant neoplasm

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • Z85.01 - Personal history of malignant neoplasm of esophagus

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V10.03 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • History (personal) of
      • malignant neoplasm (of) V10.90
        • esophagus V10.03

Information for Patients

Esophageal Cancer

The esophagus is a hollow tube that carries food and liquids from your throat to your stomach. Early esophageal cancer usually does not cause symptoms. Later, you may have symptoms such as

  • Painful or difficult swallowing
  • Weight loss
  • A hoarse voice or cough that doesn't go away

You're at greater risk for getting esophageal cancer if you smoke, drink heavily, or have acid reflux. Your risk also goes up as you age

Your doctor uses imaging tests and a biopsy to diagnose esophageal cancer. Treatments include surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. You might also need nutritional support, since the cancer or treatment may make it hard to swallow.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

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  • Coughing up blood
  • Diet and eating after esophagectomy
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Esophagectomy - discharge
  • Esophagectomy - minimally invasive
  • Esophagectomy - open
  • Swallowing problems
  • 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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