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Amyloid Angiopathy??

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    What is the best code to use for amyloid angiopathy? ICD9 book leads me to 277.30 which refers to the endocrine system. The patient is being seen for a stroke and the doctor states that the patient has amyloid angiopathy which puts him at a higher risk for another stroke.

    Any help is appreciated.


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    437.8 would be reported for cerebral amyloid angiopathy.

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