ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V10.52

Hx of kidney malignancy

Diagnosis Code V10.52

ICD-9: V10.52
Short Description: Hx of kidney malignancy
Long Description: Personal history of malignant neoplasm of kidney
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V10.52

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

Information for Patients

Kidney Cancer

Also called: Hypernephroma, Renal cancer

You have two kidneys. They are fist-sized organs on either side of your backbone above your waist. The tubes inside filter and clean your blood, taking out waste products and making urine. Kidney cancer forms in the lining of tiny tubes inside your kidneys.

Kidney cancer becomes more likely as you age. Risk factors include smoking, having certain genetic conditions, and misusing pain medicines for a long time.

You may have no symptoms at first. They may appear as the cancer grows. See your health care provider if you notice

  • Blood in your urine
  • A lump in your abdomen
  • Weight loss for no reason
  • Pain in your side that does not go away
  • Loss of appetite

Treatment depends on your age, your overall health and how advanced the cancer is. It might include surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation, biologic, or targeted therapies. Biologic therapy boosts your body's own ability to fight cancer. Targeted therapy uses substances that attack cancer cells without harming normal cells.

NIH: National Cancer Institute

  • After chemotherapy - discharge
  • Cancer - renal pelvis or ureter
  • Kidney removal
  • Kidney removal - discharge
  • Renal arteriography
  • Renal cell carcinoma
  • Renal scan
  • Renal venogram
  • Understanding Chemotherapy - NIH - Easy-to-Read (National Cancer Institute)
  • Ureteral retrograde brush biopsy

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