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D22.xx VS Q82.5

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    Pathology reads: Intradermal nevus with congenital features, extending to the lateral margins. Since the description says - "WITH CONGENITAL FEATURES"- would that code to Q82.5?

    I know I've seen other path reports that say for instance- Well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma with features of keratoacanthoma... and I know that would still code to SCC, not keratoacanthoma, so a bit confused on how to code these sorts of nevi.

    As always, thanks for the input!

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    Use D22 series

    Look at synonyms here

    https://www.icd10data.com/ICD10CM/Co...D36/D22-/D22.9

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    Thanks

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