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    Should this be coded just as blood clot?

    procedure: EGD

    stomach: a trace of clotted blood was found in the body of the stomach and on the greater curvature of the stomach body.

    Thanks for any help.

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    Yea, that sounds good to me, but is there a reason why the DR ordered the egd? You can code that too, or if there are any path reports?

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