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Liver Masses Dx

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    Anyone know a good Dx code that can be used for Liver Masses? so far between a couple of us in the office we came up with either 211.5 which I dont like and 572.0

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    mass- speicified organ NEC-- see disease of specified organ or site

    disease -- liver --573.9

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    why dont we use 573.9?
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    why dont we use 573.9?
    I would use the 573.8, other specified disorders of liver.

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    I agree with 573.8-other specified disorders of liver.

    Nalini CPC

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    You are lead to 573.9 (unspecified) - would you change once you get to the tabular to 573.8 (other)? I'm thinking mass = unspecified disorder and doesn't fit under "other" category since not specific.

    Your thoughts?

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