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    If Path report reads: infiltrating adenocarcinoma, arising in background of high grade Barrett's esophagus, do you code the both the adenocarcinoma of esophagus and the Barrett's?

    Thanks for any help you can give!!

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    I would

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    I would code both dx's as well since the carcinoma isn't causing the baretts esophagus, or vice versa.

    Kevin Humphrey,CPC,CGSC

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