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    When 17110 and 17000 are done, on which code -59 should be appended?

    Please help. Thanks in advance.

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    17110 (benign)
    17000-59 (premalignant)

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    Thank you so much. Can you explain why? Because I heard -59 should go on 17110. But I always thought it should be on 17000. I checked code correct too. Also please provide me with resource if you could

    Please help. Thanks again in advance.
    Last edited by ncgirl; 07-02-2010 at 01:51 PM.

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