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    Question Diagnosis Code

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    I have a case where the physician documented, "Breast tumor presumed cancer slow growing; patient continues to refuse intervention." How would that be coded? There is no other mention of malignancy in the office visit note.

    Thank you in advance for your assistance!

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    tumor leads you to neoplasm, by site, unspecified nature so that is how I would code it.

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    same as mmartin

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