Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V16.42
Family history of malignant neoplasm of prostate
  • Short description: Fm hx prostate malig.
  • ICD-9-CM V16.42 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 V16.42 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
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Disease Synonyms
  • Family history of cancer of the prostate
  • Family history of prostate cancer
  • FHX of CA prostate
  • Fhx of prostate cancer
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V16.42 converts directly to:
  • 2015 ICD-10-CM Z80.42 Family history of malignant neoplasm of prostate
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V16.42:
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