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Question
MP/H Rules/Histology--Prostate: For a prostate case, where no pathology report is available but the MD does state the Gleason, is it ok to code the histology to Adenocarcinoma (8140)?

Discussion


Answer
Yes, you may code the histology to adenocarcinoma (8140/3). 95% of all prostate cancers are adenocarcinoma.

History


Last Updated
02/26/2013

Date Finalized
04/29/2013