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rectal polyp or history of...?

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    pt had a colonoscopy in 2007 and had rectal polyps. does this code to 569.3 or V12.72? note does not say if the polyps were previously removed. thanks!

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    V12.72; the pt had polyps; if it was found and documented in 2007, means already has a history of polys, no matter if it were removed or not...hope this helps!

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