Coding for radiation therapy polyneuropathy

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We are a pain management clinic and have a patient who was diagnosed with cancer which was removed and followed with radiation. She now has polyneuropathy due to this. The most logical external-cause code for this seems to be Y84.2 for radiotherapy as the cause of abnormal reaction or later complication. I do not know whether her cancer treatment included antineoplastic drugs (to use T45.1X5S), and so I cannot used G62.0 for drug-induced polyneuropathy. If I used G62.82 for radiation-induced polyneuropathy, they want the external cause code (W88-W90, X39.0-) and none of those supporting codes are for radiotherapy. Would it be best for me to just use G62.89 for other specified polyneuropathies and also use my Y84.2 code?

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