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Question: We have a patient with diagnoses of chronic frontal sinusitis with ocular and bilateral ear pain. Additionally, the patient presents with a fever and mild fatigue. Should I code any of these signs and symptoms since we have a principal diagnosis of chronic frontal sinusitis? Minnesota Subscriber Answer: This is a tricky question that requires a strong understanding of [...]