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Q: 8. A 67-year-old man is admitted for a pancreatectomy. A CT scan performed last week revealed a mass in the tail and body of the pancreas. The patient is prepped and anesthesia administered. The
pancreas is exposed through an abdominal incision. At the junction of the head and body of the pancreas, transection of the pancreas is accomplished with removal of the distal portion of the pancreas. The wound is closed with staples, and the patient is taken to recovery. Select the appropriate ...
A: The codes are 189.0, 189.2
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User: 8. A 67-year-old man is admitted for a pancreatectomy. A CT scan performed last week revealed a mass in the tail and body of the pancreas. The patient is prepped and anesthesia administered. The pancreas is exposed through an abdominal incision. At the junction of the head and body of the pancreas, transection of the pancreas is accomplished with removal of the distal portion of the pancreas. The wound is closed with staples, and the patient is taken to recovery. Select the appropriate ...

Weegy: The codes are 189.0, 189.2
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User: ICD9CM Volume 111 Code procedure code for a 28 year old women is admitted with a malignant mass in the left breast.

Weegy: 2012 ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code 611.72 Lump or mass in breast A mass in the mammary gland, either mobile or immobile. Once the mass has reached the size of a small garden pea, it can be detected by palpation. [ With mammography a larger number of early breast cancers are being detected since this techniques allows detection prior to the point at which the mass can be felt. Breast masses are not always malignant. Benign fibrocystic breast disease is not uncommon. A fine needle biopsy aspiration can distinguish a cystic mass from a solid one. ICD-9-CM 611.72 is a billable medical code that can be used to specify a diagnosis on a reimbursement claim. ]
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