ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 184.3

Malign neopl clitoris

Diagnosis Code 184.3

ICD-9: 184.3
Short Description: Malign neopl clitoris
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of clitoris
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 184.3

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of genitourinary organs (179-189)
      • 184 Malignant neoplasm of other and unspecified female genital organs

Information for Medical Professionals

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  • C51.2 - Malignant neoplasm of clitoris

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 184.3 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

      • clitoris������������������������������������������������ 184.3��� 198.82��� 233.32��� 221.2����� 236.3����� 239.5
      • skin� NOS������������������������������������������ 173.90� 198.2����� 232.9����� 216.9����� 238.2����� 239.2
        • clitoris������������������������������������������ 184.3��� 198.82��� 233.32��� 221.2����� 236.3����� 239.5
        • female genital organs (external)����� 184.4��� 198.82��� 233.30��� 221.2����� 236.3����� 239.5
          • clitoris������������������������������������ 184.3��� 198.82��� 233.32��� 221.2����� 236.3����� 239.5

Information for Patients

Vaginal Cancer

Vaginal cancer is a rare type of cancer. It is more common in women 60 and older. You are also more likely to get it if you have had a human papillomavirus (HPV) infection or if your mother took diethylstilbestrol (DES) when she was pregnant. Doctors prescribed DES in the 1950's to prevent miscarriages. You are also at higher risk if you have had abnormal cells in the vagina, cervix, or uterus.

It often doesn't have early symptoms. However, see your doctor if you notice

  • Bleeding that is not your period
  • A vaginal lump
  • Pelvic pain

A Pap test can find abnormal cells that may be cancer. Vaginal cancer can often be cured in its early stages. Treatment might include surgery, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • After chemotherapy - discharge
  • Pelvic (between the hips) radiation - discharge
  • Understanding Chemotherapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
  • Vaginal and Vulvar Cancer (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
  • Vaginal tumors
  • What to Know about External Beam Radiation Therapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)

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