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    Hello to all.
    Help please! I am on the search on how to code the following situation.
    The patient has a total colectomy, the patient only has a small intestine and anus. The physician did a procedure to examine the small intestine and he did so by entering thru the anus. Does anyone know how this should be coded? I am at lost as far as a CPT code. Any help is greatly appreciated.

    Sara M., CPC

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    look around cpt codes 44360 -44397

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