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    Hi All,

    Please suggest me the ICD for Extravasation of intrvenous contrast
    thanks in advance,

    Sreenivas Sajja

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    Apr 2007
    Louisville, KY


    Extravasation simply means "escape". I believe the phrase you actually mean "extravasation of contrast." I do not know there would be a specific ICD for it; can you provide the context of this statement? (It obviously comes from a Rad study, just what type, etc.)
    Kevin B. Shields, RHIT, CPCO, CCS, CPC, COC, CCS-P, CPC-P, CPC-I

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