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    Default Dvt 45340?

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    Outpatient Radiology- Patient has Deep venous thrombosis below and above the knee on the right, the left leg is normal.

    It does not say distal or proximal 45341 or 45342, so should I use 45340? With this description above?


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    u can code both 453.41 and 453.42. but is it active?

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    Ann Arbor, MI


    yes, it's active the impressions of the radiology report confirm it.

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