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Cameron Ulcers Dx ICD 9 code help!

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    Default Cameron Ulcers Dx ICD 9 code help!
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    The patient has iron-deficiency anemia, GERD, and Cameron's ulcers. Are the ulcers just coded under ulcer, stomach??? I cannot specifically find Cameron under ulcer or under Cameron.

    Any help is greatly appreciated!


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    Columbia, MO
    that is how I would do it, this type of ulcer is often seen in conjunction with GERD and iron defeciency anemia but as far as I know there is no specific code for it.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Cameron Ulcer

    Normally Viewed as gastric ulcers on the underside of a large hiatal hernia, at the level where the diaphragm impinges on the stomach. Mostly associated with longstanding gastroesophageal reflux disease.

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    Thanks for your help!

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