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GE Junction

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    Medical Coding Books
    Hi All.

    Would 530.85 be the appropriate code for metaplasia of the GE junction? ICD-9 indicates using this code for the esophagus, but does not mention the GE junction. I have not been able to find a reference that definitively states if the GE junction is considered part of the esophagus, part of the stomach or is its own entity. (Got a lot of learning to do for ICD-10 )

    Any help or direction would be greatly appreciated.



  2. #2
    Does anyone have any thoughts on this? I have talked to one person who feels 530.85 is correct, but does not have authoritative sources on the subject.



  3. #3
    Frederick, MD
    No answers but would love to see what others use.
    Always Seeking

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