Specific code 2007 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V50.42
Prophylactic ovary removal
  • Short description: PRPHYLCT ORGN RMVL OVARY.
  • ICD-9-CM V50.42 will be replaced by an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes) when the United States transitions from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM on October 1, 2015.
  • ICD-9-CM V50.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2007 version of ICD-9-CM V50.42.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V50.42: 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • History of oophorectomy (ovary removal) to prevent disease
  • History of prophylactic oophorectomy
  • Hx of prophylactic oophorectomy
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V50.42 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z40.02 Encounter for prophylactic removal of ovary
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V50.42:
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