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    Medical Coding Books
    I was recently given a discharge diagnoses: Alcoholic peripheral neuropathy

    I found alcoholic neuropathy (357.5) & peripheral nerve neuropathy (356.9), is this correct or what?

    Thank You

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    Salt Lake City
    I think 357.7 is fine by itself neuropathy caused by alcohol
    Jenifer McPolin CPC, CPMA, RCC

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