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Thread: Dx for previous lesion

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    I am coding some path reports for skin excisions and am finding the following scenario:
    Final Diagnois:
    1. There is no evidence of residuum of the previously biopsied lesion.
    2. Previous surgical site, completely excised.

    As far as I know, the lesion being referred to is a dysplastic nevus. Could someone please advise as to the correct diagnosis code? The history V-codes have malignant neoplasms listed, but do not list lesions.

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    V13.3 (Diseases of skin and subcutaneous tissue)

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    Seacoast-Dover NH


    Thank you very much!

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    Your welcomed

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