A 41-year-old female asked:
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code on record was 574.20 , k80.20. gall stones foci 6mm? liver/ gall bladder normal. no pain.does this mean cholestasis too? why code it this way?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
I believe you've ...: ...asked this almost exact question a few hours ago, and received a directed answer. Was there something else we can do for you regarding this matter?
Answered on May 9, 2017

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