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    what code would you use for large amout of stool in colon? It does not specify constipation or impaction.
    Last edited by cthompson1446; 06-09-2011 at 06:12 PM.

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    I would first clarify with the physician whether the amount of stool was abnormal. He/She may have just been inserting descriptive text especially in the cases of a radiological interpretation. It does not always require diagnosis.

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