Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 796.72
Papanicolaou smear of anus with atypical squamous cells cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (asc-h)
  • Short description: Pap smear anus w ASC-H.
  • ICD-9-CM 796.72 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 796.72 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
  • You are viewing the 2011 version of ICD-9-CM 796.72.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 796.72: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Abnl anal Pap ASC-H (atypical squamous cells cannot exclude high grade)
  • Atypical squamous cells cannot exclude HGSIL anus
  • Atypical squamous cells on anal Papanicolaou smear cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 796.72 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM R85.611 Atypical squamous cells cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion on cytologic smear of anus (ASC-H)
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 796.72:
  • Abnormal, abnormality, abnormalities - see also Anomaly
    • Papanicolaou (smear)
      • anus 796.70
        • with
          • atypical squamous cells
            • cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (ASC-H) 796.72
            • of undetermined significance (ASC-US) 796.71
          • cytologic evidence of malignancy 796.76
          • high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HGSIL) 796.74
          • low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LGSIL) 796.73
        • glandular 796.70
        • specified finding NEC 796.79
      • cervix 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
      • other site 796.9
      • vagina 795.10
        • with
          • atypical squamous cells
            • cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (ASC-H) 795.12
            • of undetermined significance (ASC-US) 795.11
          • cytologic evidence of malignancy 795.16
          • high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HGSIL) 795.14
          • low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LGSIL) 795.13
        • glandular 795.10
        • specified finding NEC 795.19
  • ASC-H (atypical squamous cells cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion)
    • anus 796.72
  • Findings, (abnormal), without diagnosis (examination) (laboratory test) 796.4
    • Papanicolaou (smear) 796.9
      • anus 796.70
        • with
          • atypical squamous cells
            • cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (ASC-H) 796.72
            • of undetermined significance (ASC-US) 796.71
          • cytologic evidence of malignancy 796.76
          • high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HGSIL) 796.74
          • low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LGSIL) 796.73
        • glandular 796.70
        • specified finding NEC 796.79
      • cervix 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
          • non-atypical endometrial cells 795.09
        • dyskaryotic 795.09
        • non-atypical endometrial cells 795.09
        • nonspecific finding NEC 795.09
      • other site 796.9
      • vagina 795.10
        • with
          • atypical squamous cells
            • cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (ASC-H) 795.12
            • of undetermined significance (ASC-US) 795.11
          • cytologic evidence of malignancy 795.16
          • high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HGSIL) 795.14
          • low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LGSIL) 795.13
        • glandular 795.10
        • specified NEC 795.19
  • Papanicolaou smear
    • anus 796.70
      • with
        • atypical squamous cells
          • cannot exclude high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (ASC-H) 796.72
          • of undetermined significance (ASC-US) 796.71
        • cytologic evidence of malignancy 796.76
        • high grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (HGSIL) 796.74
        • low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion (LGSIL) 796.73
      • glandular 796.70
      • specified finding NEC 796.79
      • unsatisfactory cytology 796.78
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