Specific code 2013 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 795.18
Unsatisfactory vaginal cytology smear
  • Short description: Vaginl cytol smr unsatis.
  • ICD-9-CM 795.18 is a billable medical code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim, however, 795.18 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 2013 version of ICD-9-CM 795.18.
  • More recent version(s) of ICD-9-CM 795.18: 2014 2015.
Convert to ICD-10-CM: 795.18 converts directly to:
  • 2015/16 ICD-10-CM R87.625 Unsatisfactory cytologic smear of vagina
Approximate Synonyms
  • Unsatisfactory cytology smear, vagina
  • Unsatisfactory vaginal Pap
  • Vaginal Papanicolaou smear unsatisfactory for evaluation
Applies To
  • Inadequate vaginal cytology sample
ICD-9-CM Volume 2 Index entries containing back-references to 795.18:
  • Inadequate, inadequacy
  • Papanicolaou smear
    • vagina V76.47
      • 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
      • abnormal NEC 795.19
      • following hysterectomy for malignant condition V67.01
      • inadequate cytology sample 795.18
      • unsatisfactory cytology 795.18
  • Unsatisfactory
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