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looking for a DX code

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    Default looking for a DX code
    Medical Coding Books
    on a newborn...


    EVALUATE NDT PLACEMENT


    Impression: Nasoduodenal tube remains coiled within the body of the
    stomach.

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    i'd go with v58.82

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    I assume this is an interp from an x-ray confirming position of the NDT? If yes, I don't think V58.82 is the correct code, as that code definition states, "fitting and adjustment of non-vascular catheter NEC --
    removal or replacement of catheter, toilet or cleansing."

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    it is for a radiology interp. I was told also V58.82 but my self was un sure and wondered what others think???

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