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Pelvic pain - What diagnoses would you use

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    What diagnoses would you use for an OB presenting with pelvic pain? I would normally use 646.83/625.9, but I saw a reference for round ligament pain in a SMFM diagnosis listing presented as 654.43/625.9. Any thoughts??

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    I would pick the first set of diagnosis bcause the 654.43 is more for "other abnormalities in the uterus"

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    Chicopee, Mass
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    I code for an OB practice and we use 1- 648.93: other current conditons classifiable elsewhere and 2- 789.00: abdominal pain. I would not use the abnormality of uterus because we would not know there was an abnormality unless the doctor indicated that.

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    We use 625.9 for pelvic pain

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