? appropriate dx code - Toruosity and uncoiling

Kimberley

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Did CXR....IMPRESSION READS: Toruosity and uncoiling of the thoracic aorta without frank aneurysm.

447.1 or 440.0
 

joe_physio09

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Hi,

I don't think aortic patency can be read in an chest x-ray.

So my suggestion is we can code this as 793.2 or 793.1
 
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