ICD-9 code V26 for Procreative management is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range -PERSONS ENCOUNTERING HEALTH SERVICES IN CIRCUMSTANCES RELATED TO REPRODUCTION AND DEVELOPMENT (V20-V29).
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I would like to get your opinion on the below template language - would you consider the below a full thickness excision or shave? Thanks in advance!
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