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Stricture of anastomosis

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    Patient s/p gastric bypass with complications of stricture of anastomosis and ulceration of the anastomotic site. I could really use help with this one!

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    997.4 534.90 (2008): I am not 100% percent sure about this selection
    Last edited by 007CPC; 10-29-2008 at 01:47 AM.

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    Since there is stricture, why not 534.91?

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    Those codes look good. I did select the 534.91 but needed the stricture of anastomosis code. Thanks a ton!!!

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