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Redundant Colon

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    I've downloaded information from Mayo Clinic Digestive Specialist that states that redundant colon is "a normal anatomic variation usually causing no symptoms and needs no treatment". Whenever I see "Redundant but normal appearing colon" on my op reports I only use pre-op DX for coding purposes, because this is a normal anatomic variation that is not causing any problems. Anyone have a different take on how this should be coded? Thanks.

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    I usually add 751.5 just to cover my hiney

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