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    I normally don't code in the radiology dept, but was trying to help out a coder with a question. would 74182 be the correct code for a 2 image upper quadrant with contrast material outlining the biliary ductal system ?

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    I normally don't code in the radiology dept, but was trying to help out a coder with a question. would 74182 be the correct code for a 2 image upper quadrant with contrast material outlining the biliary ductal system ?
    74182 Magnetic resonance (eg, proton) imaging, abdomen; with contrast material(s)

    CPT book does not specify upper or lower quadrant. I think it does not matter.

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    Could it have been a CT? It seems like only having done 2 images it should be something other than an MRI.

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