Peritoneal fluid

drdadhichsunil

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Hi i m dr sunil
can anyone clear my doubt

specimen peritoneal fluid
indication ovary ca
finding malignant cell in fluid

please suggest dx either 183.0 or 789.51 with secodary code 183.0
plz advice

dr sunil dadhich
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mitchellde

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You would code the 183.0 first listed with the 789.51 secondary. The instruction in the code book states to code the malignancy first.
 
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