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Pathology/Lab Coding Alert

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Get Breast Case from Procedure to Diagnosis

Question: For a 31-year-old female patient, our pathologist examined a breast lumpectomy case and diagnosed invasive lobular carcinoma with clear margins. The lab also completed a ChromaVision automated cellular imaging system for ER/PR on tissue from two blocks from the lumpectomy specimen, with ER/PR 20-40 percent positive results. How should we report the procedures and diagnosis? Ohio Subscriber Answer: Report [...]