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    Default transvaginal taping mesh erosion

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    anyone know what the diagnosis code would be for this?

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    Default mesh erosion

    What type of mesh? What was the sign and/or symptom?

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    if you're looking for a diagnosis for the presence of the vaginal mesh erosion, use 629.31

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    Quote Originally Posted by trose45116 View Post
    anyone know what the diagnosis code would be for this?
    Depends on if the erosion was thru the pelvic floor or the vaginal wall. 629.31 or 629.32
    Arlene J. Smith, CPC, CEMC, COBGC
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