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Dx code request for cholestrol emboli

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    What is the diagnosis code for cholestrol emboli in eye.Is it OK 445.89

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    958.1 Fat Embolism is more appropriate for cholesterol emboli / embolism.
    Cholesterol is associated with fat metabolism or is a component of fatty substances/elements
    Your code is for Atherosclerosis. Athero sclerosis can be caused by variety of reasons.
    Hope it helps

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