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    Default Exc. after Punch Bx

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    Does anyone know when A Punch Bx is done -
    Path:Malig. -- An Excision is done to widen margins and the path comes back benign Do I still code the excision from the malignant section. Thanks for your help
    Deb, CPC Thank you for your help - What about DX code?
    Last edited by Hopp; 04-06-2009 at 10:45 AM. Reason: Help with Dx Coding

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    yes, you would still use malignant

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