ICD-9 Diagnosis Code 187.4

Malig neo penis NOS

Diagnosis Code 187.4

ICD-9: 187.4
Short Description: Malig neo penis NOS
Long Description: Malignant neoplasm of penis, part unspecified
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code 187.4

Code Classification
  • Neoplasms (140–239)
    • Malignant neoplasm of genitourinary organs (179-189)
      • 187 Malignant neoplasm of penis and other male genital organs

Information for Medical Professionals

Code Edits
The following edits are applicable to this code:
Diagnoses for males only Additional informationCallout TooltipDiagnoses for males only
Diagnoses for males only.

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  • C60.9 - Malignant neoplasm of penis, unspecified

Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code 187.4 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Melanoma (malignant) (M8720/3) 172.9
      • penis 187.4
      • penis�������������������������������������������������� 187.4��� 198.82��� 233.5����� 222.1����� 236.6����� 239.5
        • body�������������������������������������������� 187.3��� 198.82��� 233.5����� 222.1����� 236.6����� 239.5
        • corpus (cavernosum)�������������������� 187.3��� 198.82��� 233.5����� 222.1����� 236.6����� 239.5
        • glans�������������������������������������������� 187.2��� 198.82��� 233.5����� 222.1����� 236.6����� 239.5

Information for Patients


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Penis Disorders

Also called: Penile disorders

Problems with the penis can cause pain and affect a man's sexual function and fertility. Penis disorders include

  • Erectile dysfunction - inability to get or keep an erection
  • Priapism - a painful erection that does not go away
  • Peyronie's disease - bending of the penis during an erection due to a hard lump called a plaque
  • Balanitis - inflammation of the skin covering the head of the penis, most often in men and boys who have not been circumcised
  • Penile cancer - a rare form of cancer, highly curable when caught early

  • Balanitis
  • Cancer - penis
  • Curvature of the penis
  • Epididymitis
  • Epispadias
  • Erythroplasia of Queyrat
  • Hypospadias
  • Hypospadias repair
  • Hypospadias repair - discharge
  • Paraphimosis
  • Penis pain

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