This 32-year-old female patient was admitted with intractable partial epilepsy after an MRI showed mesial temporal sclerosis on the right side with hippocampal atrophy. The neurosurgeon carried out a selective amygdalohippocampectomy with intraoperative electrocorticography. The rest of her hospital stay was uneventful. What codes are assigned?
ICD-9-CM Diagnosis Code(s) with POA Indicator:_________________________
ICD-9-CM Procedure Code(s):_____________
Medical Billing & Coding - Writeacher, Friday, November 1, 2013 at 8:06am
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