AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2019 Issue 1; Ask the Editor

Excision of Pelvic Sidewall Mass

A patient with recurrent duodenal cancer and metastatic disease in the pelvis developed a large bowel obstruction surrounding the rectosigmoid colon, rectum and the left pelvic sidewall. During surgery, the mass involving the left pelvic sidewall, sigmoid colon, and rectum were all excised. What is the body part value for the pelvic sidewall? How should this surgery be coded? ...

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