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Asymmetric density of the breast

What is the correct dx code for "asymmetric density of the breast"? 793.82, 793.89, or 611.72? (Or none of the above?)
 
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NaliniAAPC

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Hi,
Look at 612.1 for asymmetric density of the breast...

Hope it helps..

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Nalini CPC
 

radbar08

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Asymmetric density of the breast

Thanks, but in 612.1, the asymmetry of the breast refers to the the disproportion of a reconstructed breast in comparison to the native breast. I'm talking about when an area of density seen on an exam is asymmetric.
 

NaliniAAPC

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Hi,
Thanks . come to the conclusion 793.82 - Asymmetric density of the breast....

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Nalini CPC
 
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