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  1. #1
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    Default Help with DX code for umbilical drainage

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    Does anyone know of an ICD 9 code for umbilical drainage? She is S/P hernia repair in 12/08. Doc states that it likely represents a small suture granuloma or small cyst.

    Any ideas???

    Thanks for the help.

  2. #2
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    Apr 2007


    try 789.9

  3. #3
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    Apr 2007
    Houston Medical Center


    would 682.2 work also?

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