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ICD-10 Code for Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of breast


ICD-10 code Z12.3 for Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of breast is a medical classification as listed by WHO under the range - Factors influencing health status and contact with health services .

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Official Long Descriptor
Encounter for screening for malignant neoplasm of breast


Excludes1: encounter for diagnostic examination-code to sign or symptom

Use additional code to identify any family history of malignant neoplasm (Z80.-)

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