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    Does anyone know what diagnosis would be appropriate for edematous mucosa in duodenum?

    Patient had colonoscopy with cold biopsy.

    Thank you.

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    Apr 2007
    Fayetteville, NC


    Have you looked at 537.89?
    A. McCormick, CPC, CGSC
    Walters Surgical Associates

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    Yes you can code 537.89(Other specified disorder of stomach and duodenum) for edematous mucosa in duodenum.

    Nalini CPC

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