Special screening for malignant neoplasms colon (V76.51)
ICD-9 code V76.51 for Special screening for malignant neoplasms colon is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -PERSONS WITHOUT REPORTED DIAGNOSIS ENCOUNTERED DURING EXAMINATION AND INVESTIGATION.
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