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    On the OP Report the doctor put "slightly enlarged gastic folds" anyone know of a dx code I can assign to this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cingram View Post
    On the OP Report the doctor put "slightly enlarged gastic folds" anyone know of a dx code I can assign to this?
    Hypertrophic stomach gets you 537.89, but I'm not sure that's correct. What 'folds' is he referring to?

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    Look at 535.2X. gastric mucosal hypertrophy to see if the documentation supports this code.

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    What about 537.9. Its not specific enough to code anything else. Any other suggestions?

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