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    Wink Need dx help!

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    The Doctor did a excision and sent it to pathology. It came back as dx " Perifollicular scar " it was not a neoplasm per path. Can anyone help me find dx for that pleas.

    Thank you all in advance


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    Apr 2007
    Glendale Arizona


    Try the 701.xx series, I found the verbage "follicular" in the more detailed description or, if not there, try the 709.xx series for other diorders of the skin. I work for hand surgeons and these are the dx codes we use for scar removal.
    Karen Hayen, CPC

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