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Old 02-09-2011, 08:49 AM
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Default edematous mucosa in duodenum

Does anyone know what diagnosis would be appropriate for edematous mucosa in duodenum?

Patient had colonoscopy with cold biopsy.

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Have you looked at 537.89?
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Hi,

Yes you can code 537.89(Other specified disorder of stomach and duodenum) for edematous mucosa in duodenum.


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