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    Order states signs/symptoms: LEFT THROMBOPHLEBITIS

    Report:

    LEFT LOWER EXTREMITY DUPLEX VENOUS US

    HISTORY: LEFT SIDED THROMBOPHLEBITIS

    THE COMMON FEMORAL, SUPERFICIAL FEMORAL, AND THE POPLITEAL VEINS DEMONSTRATE SPONTANEOUS PHASIC FLOW, COMPRESSIBILITY, AND RESPONSE TO AUGMENTATION.

    IMPRESSION: NEGATIVE FOR DVT

    V71.89 OR 451.2?????

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    Default Thrombophlebitis
    Does anyone know the correct dx code?

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    I'd go with thrombophlebitis - 451.2 - no DVT 453.4x found, but still had/has thrombophleitis... right? no need for the generic Vcode...
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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