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    Could someone tell me what icd9 code to use for bannayan riley ruvalcaba syndrome???? I cannot locate it...i know its a combination of diseases but i cant find any listed. Thanks

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    Check out the following, on the last page there is a list of possible icd-9 codes. It's a starting point. Hope it helps

    http://www.genedx.com/pdf_files/info_sheet_brr.pdf
    Heather Winters, CPC, CFPC

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    Would it make sense to code the manifestation rather than the syndrome itself?
    Karolina, CPC, CPMA, CEMC

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    I googled it ..... Love Google .........

    Definitions of Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome on the Web:

    Bannayan-Zonana syndrome (Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba syndrome) is a rare hamartomatous disorder with occurrence of multiple subcutaneous lipomas ...
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba_syndrome

    Familial disorder associated with development of variety of benign/malignant tumors and fast-flow vascular anomalies. ...
    http://www.childrenshospital.org/cli...eS1964P24.html

    Hope this helps!
    Kimberely K. Graham, CPC, CPC-H

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    Cowden syndrome is listed as 759.6, looking at the description in the ICD-9 book I think this would be a match.
    Kimberly's link listed this as an alternate name.
    Karolina, CPC, CPMA, CEMC

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