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Melanie Posted 8 Year(s) ago

Patient has esophageal cancer and previously had a stent placement.

Patient was seen a couple days ago due to 'Migrated Stent'...

Anyone ever find an appropriate diag code for this?


SuperCoder Posted 8 Year(s) ago

The meaning of "migrated stent" is actually that the stent is displaced currently. This is a mechanical complication of the stent, and you can code 996.59 (Mechanical complication Due to other implant and internal device, not elsewhere classified) for this.

Melanie Posted 8 Year(s) ago

awesome!!!!! thanks!!!

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