Specific code 2011 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code V18.51
Family history, colonic polyps
  • Short description: Family hx colonic polyps.
  • ICD-9-CM V18.51 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 V18.51 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 V18.51.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM V18.51: 2012 2013 2014.
Disease Synonyms
  • Family history of adenoma (benign tumor) of the colon diagnosed before age 60
  • Family history of adenomatous polyp
  • Family history of colon polyp
  • Family history of familial adenomatous polyp
  • Family history of high grade adenoma of colon diagnosed under age 60 in first degree relative
  • Family history of MHY-associated polyposis (MAP)
  • Family history of MYH gene associated polyposis (inherited condition causes high risk of colon and stomach cancer)
  • Family history of polyp (benign tumor) of the colon
  • Family history of polyp of colon
  • Family history of polyp of colon > 10 mm diagnosed under age 60 in first degree relative
  • Family history of villous adenoma (benign tumor) of the colon diagnosed before age 60
  • Family history of villous adenoma of colon in first degree relative diagnosed before age 60
  • Fhx of adenoma colon > 10 mm in 1st degree relative dx <60 yrs
  • Fhx of adenoma colon w high grade dysplasia in 1st degree relative dx < 60 yrs
  • FHX of colon polyp
  • Fhx of familial adenomatous polyp
  • Fhx of MYH gene associated polyposis (MAP)
  • Fhx of villous adenoma colon in 1st degree relative dx age <60
V18.51 Excludes
  • family history of malignant neoplasm of gastrointestinal tract (V16.0)
Convert to ICD-10-CM: V18.51 converts directly to:
  • 2014 ICD-10-CM Z83.71 Family history of colonic polyps
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to V18.51:
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