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    how would you code pancreatic lesion?
    Nothing else documented
    thank you

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    Quote Originally Posted by chandler8 View Post
    how would you code pancreatic lesion?
    Nothing else documented
    thank you
    Karen, CPC
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    Is a "cyst" syn. with "lesion"
    thank you

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    I think 577.8 is more appropriate. As per Index of diseases...

    Lesion --> Specified organ or site --> See also disease by site --> 577.* --> but here lesion is mentioned so 577.8.

    Hope this helps!


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    577.8 would be more appropriate for pancreatic lesion.

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