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2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 185
Malignant neoplasm of prostate
- Short description: Malign neopl prostate.
- ICD-9-CM 185 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim.
- You are viewing the 2012 version of ICD-9-CM 185.
- More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 185: 2013 2014.
- A primary or metastatic malignant tumor involving the prostate gland. The vast majority are carcinomas.
- The prostate is the gland below a man's bladder that produces fluid for semen. Prostate cancer is common among older men. It is rare in men younger than 40. Risk factors for developing prostate cancer include being over 65 years of age, family history, being african-american, and some genetic changes.symptoms of prostate cancer may include
- problems passing urine, such as pain, difficulty starting or stopping the stream, or dribbling
- low back pain
- pain with ejaculation
- Adenocarcinoma of prostate
- Adenocarcinoma, prostate
- CA of prostate
- CA prostate, adenoca
- CA prostate, primary
- Cancer of prostate with metastasis to eye
- Cancer of the prostate
- Cancer of the prostate with metastasis
- Cancer of the prostate, adenocarcinoma
- Cancer of the prostate, primary
- Cancer of, prostate, hormone refractory
- Carcinoma of prostate
- Hormone refractory prostate cancer
- Metastasis from malignant tumor of prostate
- Metastatic prostate cancer
- Primary malignant neoplasm of prostate
- Prostate cancer
- Prostate cancer metastatic to eye
- Prostate cancer, hormone refractory
- seminal vesicles (187.8)
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