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Code Bladder Erythema as Other Specified Over Unspecified

Question: What is the best diagnosis code to report for bladder erythema? I’m deliberating between N32.9 and N32.89. Kansas Subscriber Answer: The most appropriate diagnosis for bladder erythema is N32.89 (Other specified disorders of bladder). Erythema is a superficial reddening, usually in patches. The condition may be caused by an injury or some type of irritation that results in dilatation of the blood [...]

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