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Old 01-12-2010, 07:51 AM
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Our physician has a diagnosis that we've never used. I need to know a diagnosis for "intracardiac mass". I have googled & keywords were; cardiac tumors, right atrial intracardiac mass, myxoma, thrombus. help!!
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Old 01-12-2010, 08:12 AM
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Our physician has a diagnosis that we've never used. I need to know a diagnosis for "intracardiac mass". I have googled & keywords were; cardiac tumors, right atrial intracardiac mass, myxoma, thrombus. help!!
I need help with locating a diagnosis for "intracardiac mass". Help!!
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Our physician uses myxoma all the time. The only code I have found is 239.89. However, we switched to Carol Buck's ICD-9 book this year and it specifically states "the term "mass," unless otherwise stated, is not to be regarded as a neoplastic growth." But my physician states myxoma as his dx.
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Old 01-12-2010, 09:57 AM
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how about 429.89
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