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  1. Question G-j tube malfunction
    Medical Coding Books
    I have been unable to find a code for the g-tube and the j-tube but nothing for the two together and it seems to be a very common practice for patients to have G-J tubes placed. What would you suggest?

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    HEy ,

    If you go thro' Index of diseases of ICD 9CM then,

    Complications --> artificial opening --> gastrostomy 536.4*
    --> jejunostomy 569.6*

    Hope this helps!!!

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