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    Default Mild Cytologic Atypia

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    I had a pathology report come back with an interpretation of "Junctional Navus with Mild Cytologic atypia and architechural disorder"

    I have never read an interpretation like this so I am not sure if this would be considered benign or malignant.

    Any help is GREATLY appriciated!!


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    You would bill for a benign excision with dx code 238.2. Atypia is not malignant it is of unspecified behavior meaning it is boarder line malignant but not necessarily benign.

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