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    Wink DX Ectasis of Thoracic aorta

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    In ANYONE's opinion,,,what would you chose as the DX for Ectasis of Thoracic Aorta? (no aneurysm)
    447.8 or 441.9? It's a big discussion here at work and no two people can agree on the same DX! Almost forgot the procedure, it is for an Xray,


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    I would use 441.9 because Dilation of aorta is listed under it.

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    Columbus GA


    I totally agree with 441.9

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    thoracic 441.2

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