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    Is there an ICD9 code for chronic follicular appendicitis with chronic lymphocytic peritonitis or do I just use appendicitis - 540.9? Thanks

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    There isn't a specific follicular appendicitis, so it would just code to appendicitis.

    I would probably code 540.0 rather than 540.9 since there is peritonitis.

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