Identified Lung Cancer icd 10 Codes


Lung cancer ICD 10 just a little type histological which can be identified with the ICD codes. Example: lung Cancer adenocarcinoma and lung Cancer squamuos cell carcinoma only available code: C34.9 Consider the example in table Neoplasm: (ICD-10 , Volume 3).

Lung cancer is a condition where cells grow uncontrollably in the lungs (the organ that serves to spread the oxygen into the blood when inhaling a breath and throw out carbon dioxide while sighing). Lung cancer is one type of cancer that is most common. ( Read more : colon cancer test and proton therapy for prostate cancer )
Lung Cancer icd 10

Even so, lung cancer including one type of cancer that most can be prevented. This condition mostly suffered by smokers, active and passive. In the early stages, no signs or symptoms of lung cancer are clear. But then symptoms such as a cough, and continued to experience coughing up blood, always feeling out of breath, fatigue without reason,and weight loss will appear.


Patients with Lung Cancer

Based on WHO data, lung cancer is one type of cancer that most often strikes men in Indonesia. Based on data from the Globocan International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) in 2012, in Indonesia there are 25.322 cases of lung cancer that afflicts men and 9.374 cases affecting women.

The results of a study on 100 Hospital in Jakarta, showed that lung cancer is the highest cancer cases in males, and the number four most in women. The incidence of lung cancer is quite low at the age of under 40 years, and is increasing up to the age of 70 years.

Types of Lung Cancer



There are two types of lung cancer-primary lung based on the type of cell, namely lung cancer-small cell lung cancer (small-cell lung cancer/SCLC) and lung cancer non-small cell (non-small-cell lung cancer/NSCLC). Lung cancer non-small cell likely to four times more common compared to lung cancer-small cell lung cancer.

Lung cancer-small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is usually just overwrite the heavy smoker and spread more quickly than cancer of the lung non-small cell (NSCLC).



Lung Cancer icd 10

People at Risk for Lung Cancer


Smoking can be regarded as the main cause of lung cancer. The people most at risk of developing lung cancer are active smokers. About 85 percent of lung cancer associated with smoking habits. Even so, it doesn't mean every smoker will develop cancer of the lungs. In addition, people who do not smoke also likely to be stricken with lung cancer, although lower in number.

In addition to the rooms, some of the causes of lung cancer other is inhaling arsenic, radiation, and air pollution. Lung cancer is also more common in people who are elderly.

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