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  1. Question chemo induced neuropathy
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    I was looking at 357.3 for chemotherapy induced neuropathy, but I believe the neuropathy is being caused from the chemotherapy, not the malignancy. Is anyone aware of a better code for this diagnosis?

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    How about 357.6 with the E code-E93? for whichever drug that has caused it?

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    Duluth, Minnesota
    If the physician states that the patient has "chemo induced neuropathy" I think the 357.6 with the additional E code would be more appropriate. The 357.3 code doesn't mention the fact that it's "chemo(drug) incuded neuropathy", just neuropathy in a malignant disease.
    Donna, CPC, CPC-H

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