A 55-year-old male asked:
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what does "238.0 neoplasm of uncertain behavior of bone and articular cartilage" mean on a babies discharge papers? how do you test newborns for it?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Red flag: The very fact that you have to write healthtap suggests to me that there has been a terrible breach in communication. This may be anything from a paperwork error to a failure to communicate with you about a grave illness. "neoplasms of uncertain behavior" means a rare tumor that the pathologist cannot say with certainty either is or is not cancer. Demand an explanation of your physician.
Answered on May 30, 2018
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Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Absolutely!
Jan 10, 2014

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