Billable Medical Code for Carcinoma in Situ of Prostate
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 233.4
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 233.4.
The Short Description Is: Ca in situ prostate.
Prostate cancer is also known as cancer in situ of prostate, carcinoma in situ prostate, prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia high grade, prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia I, prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia II, and prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia low grade.
Prostate Cancer Definition and Symptoms
Prostate cancer is a very common form of cancer in men that begins in the prostate gland. This form of cancer grows slowly and initially remains confined to the prostate gland and cause no serious harm. There are some forms of prostate cancer that are aggressive and will spread to other areas of the body. Symptoms include blood in the semen, bone pain, decreased urine flow, trouble urinating, general discomfort in the lower back, and erectile dysfunction.