ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V77.99

Screen-endoc/nut/met NEC

Diagnosis Code V77.99

ICD-9: V77.99
Short Description: Screen-endoc/nut/met NEC
Long Description: Screening for other and unspecified endocrine, nutritional, metabolic, and immunity disorders
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V77.99

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services
    • Persons without reported diagnosis encountered during examination and investigation of individuals and populations (V70-V82)
      • V77 Special screening for endocrine, nutritional, metabolic, and immunity disorders

Information for Medical Professionals

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Index of Diseases and Injuries
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Information for Patients

Health Screening

Also called: Screening tests

Screenings are tests that look for diseases before you have symptoms. Screening tests can find diseases early, when they're easier to treat. You can get some screenings in your doctor's office. Others need special equipment, so you may need to go to a different office or clinic.

Some conditions that doctors commonly screen for include

  • Breast cancer and cervical cancer in women
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight and obesity
  • Prostate cancer in men

Which tests you need depends on your age, your sex, your family history, and whether you have risk factors for certain diseases. After a screening test, ask when you will get the results and whom to talk to about them.

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