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Otolaryngology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder:
Pinpoint Difference Between Unspecified, Uncertain Behavior

Question: A patient presents with a tumor of the sphenoid sinus. The physician biopsies the tumor and sends it to pathology. The patient returns for a follow-up consultation, where the physician explains that the pathology results are inconclusive and more testing needs to be done. What diagnosis code should I apply? Idaho Subscriber Answer: You will not come across this [...]