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Pre-Op Breast Reconstruction

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    This patient had breast cancer and is now undergoing reconstruction. What diagnosis would you use for the pre-op?

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    if the breast cancer is completely gone and she is no longer being treated by meds, then you can use the History of breast ca. If she still being treated then use the ca code.

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