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  1. Default Asymmetric density of the breast
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    What is the correct dx code for "asymmetric density of the breast"? 793.82, 793.89, or 611.72? (Or none of the above?)
    Last edited by radbar08; 02-09-2011 at 08:32 AM. Reason: Correct title

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    Look at 612.1 for asymmetric density of the breast...

    Hope it helps..

    Nalini CPC

  3. Default Asymmetric density of the breast
    Thanks, but in 612.1, the asymmetry of the breast refers to the the disproportion of a reconstructed breast in comparison to the native breast. I'm talking about when an area of density seen on an exam is asymmetric.

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    utilizing an encoder I come up with 793.82 inconclusive mammogram

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    Thanks. That's what I've been using, but then second-guessed myself.

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    Thanks . come to the conclusion 793.82 - Asymmetric density of the breast....

    Nalini CPC

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