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ICD 9 Bone Marrow Clot

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    Seacoast-Dover NH
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    I have a path report from a bone marrow biopsy that states the final diagnosis is a bone marrow clot. The dx I am finding is 289.9 but this does not seem completely correct to me. Does anyone know if this would be correct or if there is a more appropriate code?

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    Bone marrow(hematopoietic organ) produces new blood cells so I would go with 289.9 (Unspecified diseases of the blood and blood forming organs)
    Last edited by TonyaMichelle; 01-12-2012 at 11:40 AM.

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    Seacoast-Dover NH
    Thank you very much.

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