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    Question DX help
    Medical Coding Books
    I am looking for a Diagnosis for Asbestos Related Pleural Disease.

    Can anyone help me.
    Thank you
    Candace

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    Question RE: DX help
    Would you be referring to Mesothelioma? Dx 163?

    Amy Suiter, CPC
    President-Kingsport TN Chapter

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    Asbestos-related Pleural Effusion
    This refers to a collection of fluid around the lung, called a pleural effusion, that generally develops a few years after asbestos exposure.

    MAYBE 511.89 OR 511.9 WITH V15.84?

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