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Extradural cystic mass

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    What ICD-9 would you use for "epidural cystic mass"

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    Hmmmm...what about 349.2?
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    Is it extradural or epidural?

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    Aren't they synonymous?

    EPIDURAL (adjective)

    Meaning:

    On or outside the dura mater

    Classified under:

    Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

    Synonyms:

    epidural; extradural
    (Pertainym):

    dura mater (the outermost (and toughest) of the 3 meninges)
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    That's what we used!

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    Mary,

    You put me to the test today! I needed that brain teaser~
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