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    Question Need a diagnosis code for ipmn

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    Does anyone have diagnosis codes for IPMN? I have searched and searched and am not having any luck? I know it stands for Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm, but that's as far as I've been able to get.



  2. #2
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    Albany, New York


    What is the site of the neoplasm?
    Karen Maloney, CPC
    Data Quality Specialist

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    Charlottesville, VA


    Is it of the pancreas? If so, intra ductal papilloma of pancreas codes to: 211.6 - benign neoplasm of pancreas, except Islets of Langerhans

    Hope this helps.

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    Apr 2007

    Default Ipmn

    This one was malignant, but they don't know primary, secondary or in-situ, so I was looking at 239.0. What do you think?

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