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    Question Sandifer Syndrome??

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    Does anyone know an acceptable diagnosis code for "Sandifer Syndrome"?

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    I've always been told that that it's synonymous with gastroesophageal reflux disease.


    Sandifer syndrome
    Sandifer syndrome is coded 530.81, esophageal reflux, and 723.5, torticollis, unspecified. (See Coding Clinic, first quarter 1995, page 7.)

    Last edited by RebeccaWoodward*; 06-23-2009 at 07:27 AM.

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