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    Does anyone know the best ICD-9 code to use to report Lynch syndrome? Thanks

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    I would suggest using V84.09 as long as it is not the primary diagnosis.
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    Which type is it, 1 or 2? Type type 2 is familial colorectal cancer at an early age in conjunction with female genital cancer at other sites proximal to the bowel. That might be able to be your primary Dx.

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