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Need help for MRI coding

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    The order is MRI pancreas and abdomen w & w/o.
    Does anyone know if MRI abdomen covers pancreas?

    Thanks!

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    MR I whether porton or angiography , it includes the respective study of the organ(s) in the abdomen

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    Quote Originally Posted by hana View Post
    The order is MRI pancreas and abdomen w & w/o.
    Does anyone know if MRI abdomen covers pancreas?

    Thanks!

    Yes,MRI Abdomen covers pancreas..You can go with 74183 once..

    Abdominal MRI may reveal many medical conditions, including:

    Abscess
    Acute tubular necrosis
    Adrenal masses
    Cancer
    Enlarged spleen or liver
    Gallbladder or bile duct problems
    Gallstones, bile duct stones
    Hemangiomas, or others
    Hydronephrosis (kidney swelling from the backflow of urine)
    Kidney infection
    Kidney damage
    Lymphadenopathy (abnormalities of the lymph nodes)
    Obstructed vena cava

    Pancreatic cancer

    Portal vein obstruction (liver)
    Renal arterial obstruction
    Renal vein thrombosis
    Transplant rejection
    Tumor of the gallbladder

    Additional conditions under which the test may be performed:

    Abdominal aortic aneurysm
    Acute renal failure
    Adenomyosis
    Atheroembolic renal disease
    Carcinoma of the renal pelvis or ureter
    Chronic renal failure
    Cystinuria
    Hydatidiform mole
    Injury of the kidney and ureter
    Insulinoma
    Islet of Langerhans' tumor
    Medullary cystic disease
    Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) II
    Multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) I
    Nephrolithiasis
    Ovarian cancer
    Pheochromocytoma
    Skin lesion of histoplasmosis
    Thanks,
    Sathiyavathi.T CPC

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