Appendectomy-Why can't I find

Mrutkowski18

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Why can't I find the code for (acquired) Absence of appendix? :confused: There is a congenital one but the patient just had it surgically removed.
 

mitchellde

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You will need to look in the V code section for absence of organ, I do not remember a specific code for appendix but there is always the "other specified organ" option.
 
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