AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2014 Issue 3; Ask the Editor

Selective Excision of Paratracheal Lymph Nodes

A patient diagnosed with right lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease underwent flexible fiberoptic bronchoscopy, video-assisted thoracoscopic right lobectomy and removal of lymph nodes from the right paratracheal stations 2, 4R, 7, 9, and 10R. What is the correct ICD-10-PCS code assignment for the removal of the lymph nodes from the right paratracheal stations 2, 4R, 7, 9, and 10R? ...

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