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aneurysms?? help plz lol

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    If a patient has a thoracic aortic aneurysm AND an abdominal aortic aneurysm do you code them seperatley or would you use 441.7 Thoracoabdominal aneurysm??

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    Hello: For Thoracic I use 441.2 (ascending) and for abdominal I use 441.4. I have never used the 441.7. You may want to verify this with your surgeon.

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    Okay, thank you. I wasn't sure if it was a combo code for the two or if it had to be addressed in that way to use the 441.7 Thanks again!

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