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  1. Nancy Posted 7 Year(s) agoRelated Topics

    Hi! When I am coding for our hospitalists and they state "right lung mass" (based on a chest x-ray) should we use neoplasm, uncertain behavior 239.1??

    The doctors seem to keep using 786.6 - swelling, mass or lump in chest.

    Any help would be appreciated! Thanks!

  2. SuperCoder Posted 7 Year(s) ago

    786.6 is appropriate.

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  • Posted by 8048 Nancy, 7 Year(s) ago. There are 2 posts. The latest reply is from SuperCoder.