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Radiology Coding Alert

ICD-10 Update:

Reporting Enlarged Lymph Nodes Is Clear And Easy In ICD-10

Key: Localized vs generalized enlargement guides you to right codes. If you come across notes from your radiologist stating a finding of “lymphadenopathy,” it means the patient has an abnormal enlargement of lymph nodes. Your provider may diagnose enlarged nodes on any radiological assessment, i.e. X-rays, CT scan, MRI, or ultrasound examination. Remember this alternate term: Your physician may mention the [...]

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