ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V10.87

Hx of thyroid malignancy

Diagnosis Code V10.87

ICD-9: V10.87
Short Description: Hx of thyroid malignancy
Long Description: Personal history of malignant neoplasm of thyroid
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V10.87

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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  • Z85.850 - Personal history of malignant neoplasm of thyroid

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V10.87 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • History (personal) of
      • malignant neoplasm (of) V10.90
        • thyroid V10.87

Information for Patients

Thyroid Cancer

Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It makes hormones that help the body work normally. There are several types of cancer of the thyroid gland. You are at greater risk if you

  • Are between ages 25 and 65
  • Are a woman
  • Are Asian
  • Have a family member who has had thyroid disease
  • Have had radiation treatments to your head or neck

You should see a doctor if you have a lump or swelling in your neck. Doctors use a physical exam, blood tests, imaging tests, and a biopsy to diagnose thyroid cancer. Treatment depends on the type of cancer you have and how far the cancer has spread. Many patients receive a combination of treatments. They may include surgery, radioactive iodine, hormone treatment, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, or targeted therapy. Targeted therapy uses substances that attack cancer cells without harming normal cells.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • After chemotherapy - discharge
  • Anaplastic thyroid cancer
  • Calcitonin
  • Fine needle aspiration of the thyroid
  • Medullary carcinoma of thyroid
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid cancer - papillary carcinoma
  • Thyroid gland removal
  • Thyroid Tests - NIH (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)
  • Thyroid ultrasound
  • 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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