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Primary Care Coding Alert

Reader Question:
Avoid This Code for Male Estrogen Excess

Question: Our provider diagnosed a male patient with estrogen excess and used E28.0 for the diagnosis. I don’t think this is the correct code for a male patient, but I can’t locate a better one. What would be the best diagnosis code to use in this instance? SuperCoder Subscriber Answer: We normally think of estrogen as the female hormone, but [...]