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    Default Howto know if malignant or benign?

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    I'm doing some case studies and it doesn't state if the lesion is benign or malignant. Which one do I automatically go to? Thanks!

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    Columbia, MO


    you do not, you will have to use the 709.8 for skin disorder. You cannot assume any lesion is benign or malignant.

    Debra A. Mitchell, MSPH, CPC-H

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    Wait for the path report.


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