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    Default ? CPT code

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    ? 74000 or 74010


    INDICATION: IUD localization.

    FINDINGS: AP and lateral views of the pelvis as well as an oblique view obtained. A radiopaque density projects in the mid pelvis consistent with an intrauterine device. A nonobstructive bowel gas pattern is visualized.

    IMPRESSION: Intrauterine device projecting in the pelvis likely within the uterus. Ultrasound could be performed if clinically indicated.

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    I know it says abdomen 2 views, but it also states "AP and lateral views of the pelvis as well as an oblique view obtained". I am thinking 72190 since it states views of the pelvis and not abdomen. I think you'd have to make sure what x-rays were taken, pelvis or abdomen, as the documentation is conflicting. If, indeed, it was abdominal, I think you'd have to use 74010.

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