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    Wiki Coding keratoacanthoma as squamous cell carcinoma or "epidermal thickening"

    To those of you who are familiar with the problem surrounding the coding of keratoacanthoma (whereby dermatologists consider it to be a form of squamous cell carcinoma, whereas ICD-10 codes it as "L85.8" (other specified dermal thickening)): Is it possible to code a malignant excision with...
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    Wiki squameous cell carcinoma

    Unsure on how to code squameous cell carcinoma, dorsal right hand, thumb side.
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    Wiki Skin Lesion

    A skin lesion is removed from a patient's cheek in the office. The dr. documents Kin Lesion in the chart. Prior to billing, the pathology returns basal cell carcinoma. What do I code? Skin Lesion or basal cell carcinoma
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    Wiki History of Acute Chest Syndrome in Sickle Cell Patients

    How do I code a history of Acute Chest Syndrome (not a current dx) for Sickle Cell Patients?
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    Wiki MDM on Squamous Cell Carcinoma

    If a patient has squamous cell carcinoma on the scalp and on the neck - both locations have the same ICD 10 code C44.42, which we are suppose to report on claims only once. But since these are two different problem, does it mean we can calculate problem points for SCC on the neck separately and...