Specific code 2008 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V72.31
Routine gynecological examination
  • Short description: ROUTINE GYN EXAMINATION.
  • ICD-9-CM V72.31 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, V72.31 should only be used for claims with a date of service on or before September 30, 2015. For claims with a date of service on or after October 1, 2015, use an equivalent ICD-10-CM code (or codes).
  • You are viewing the 2008 version of ICD-9-CM V72.31.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V72.31: 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V72.31 converts approximately to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z01.411 Encounter for gynecological examination (general) (routine) with abnormal findings
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM Z01.419 Encounter for gynecological examination (general) (routine) without abnormal findings
Approximate Synonyms
  • Exam, routine gyn visit
  • Routine gyn exam
  • Routine gynecological exam done
Applies To
  • General gynecological examination with or without Papanicolaou cervical smear
  • Pelvic examination (annual) (periodic)
Use Additional
  • Use additional code to identify:
    human papillomavirus (HPV) screening (V73.81)
    routine vaginal Papanicolaou smear (V76.47)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V72.31:
  • Admission (encounter)
  • Examination (general) (routine) (of) (for) V70.9
    • cervical Papanicolaou smear V76.2
      • as a part of routine gynecological examination V72.31
      • to confirm findings of recent normal smear following initial abnormal smear V72.32
    • gynecological V72.31
    • pelvic (annual) (periodic) V72.31
  • Gynecological examination V72.31
    • for contraceptive maintenance V25.40
  • Papanicolaou smear
    • cervix (screening test) V76.2
      • as part of gynecological examination V72.31
      • for suspected malignant neoplasm V76.2
      • inadequate sample 795.08
      • nonspecific abnormal finding 795.00
        • with
          • atypical squamous cells
            • cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (ASC-H) 795.02
            • of undetermined significance (ASC-US) 795.01
          • cytologic evidence of malignancy 795.06
          • high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HGSIL) 795.04
          • low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LGSIL) 795.03
        • nonspecific finding NEC 795.09
        • to confirm findings of recent normal smear following initial abnormal smear V72.32
      • unsatisfactory 795.08
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