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    Default Radial scar dx

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    hi all! anyone know the dx for a radial scar (excisional biopsy on the breast...biopsy results show radial scar)....would it be the 709.2? thank you!

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    That's what I would use.

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    thank you very kindly!

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    I was looking up this same terminology and came across this post. 709.2 for radial scar of the breast would not be correct.

    Based on this information, I would use the code for fibrocystic breast disease: 610.1

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