ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V26.52

Vasectomy status

Diagnosis Code V26.52

ICD-9: V26.52
Short Description: Vasectomy status
Long Description: Vasectomy status
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V26.52

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons encountering health services in circumstances related to reproduction and development (V20-V29)
      • V26 Procreative management

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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Index of Diseases and Injuries
References found for the code V26.52 in the Index of Diseases and Injuries:

    • Status (post)
      • sterilization
        • vasectomy V26.52
      • vasectomy V26.52
    • Sterilization, admission for V25.2
      • status
        • vasectomy V26.52

Information for Patients


Vasectomy is a type of surgery that prevents a man from being able to get a woman pregnant. It is a permanent form of birth control.

Vasectomy works by blocking the tube through which sperm pass. The surgery usually takes no more than 30 minutes. Almost all men go home the same day. In most cases, recovery takes less than a week.

Vasectomy can sometimes be reversed, but not always. Having a vasectomy does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases, such as HIV/AIDS. Men who have had vasectomy should still practice safe sex to avoid STDs.

NIH: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

  • Vasectomy

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