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Radiology Coding Alert

You Be the Coder: Code Unspecified for Mass of Nasal Cavity


- Published on Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Question: A patient is scheduled to receive a CT maxillofacial without contrast for an apparent mass within the nasal cavity. The radiologist does not identify a mass on the scan, but does not rule out the possibility of the mass due to motion artifact blurring the exam. Should I code both the mass and the headache, since it’s not clear that [...]

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