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jsd123

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What is the correct ICD-9 for chronic ulcerative colitis of the TRANSVERSE colon? (not found anywhere else on colonoscopy)

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Janice :)
 

PURNIMA

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Hi Janice,

We can code with the ICD - 556.9 - Unspecified chronic ulcerative colitis, the definition beneath the code states "Chronic inflammation of mucosal lining of intestinal tract, may be single area or entire colon."

hope this helps you.

Thank You,

Purnima S, CPC
 
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