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    Default RE;Pulsatile abdominal structure

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    what would be the diagnosis code for this. They had a U/S abd done.


    thank you,

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    Rochester, NY


    This is always a tough one. If there are no other symptoms I use 789.9 - other symptoms involving abdomen and pelvis. If there's pain or a mass, code that instead because it is more specific. You cannot code 441.4 unless the doctor states they have an aneurysm.
    Thanks, Jill

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    Default re; pulsatile abd structure

    Thank you very much!

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