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    Has anyone run into a diagnosis of "upper airway cough syndrome" and if so what diagnosis code would you suggest?


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    According to the American College of Chest Physicians it is the new diagnostic term to replace Post Nasal Drip syndrome. I do not find either under syndrome or disease. But I would imagine you could code 784.91 (postnasal drip) and 786.2 (cough) which is what the syndrome involves.

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