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    Question egd for surveillance of gastric ulcer

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    egd was performed for surveillance of previous gastric ulcer, no ulcer was seen on the egd what icd9 code should be used?

    Thanks in advance for all your help


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    Did the patient complain of abdominal pain prior to?
    adrianne, cpc

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    Code the gastric ulcer - the EGD is being done to see if
    the ulcer has healed. The reason for the procedure is gastric ulcer.

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    you may want to look at the V12.7X codes for personal history of..

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