strokes/infarcts oh my

Anyone got a good resource on coding strokes with the different lingo the providers use?

Like a right thalamic lacunar infarct

Sometimes I am not sure which to pick based on the vague info they give me.


Allison K. Hiott, CCS, CPC, CPC-I
Remote Professional Coding Specialist
Reimbursement & Advisory Services Division
Greenville, SC (Eastern Standard Time Zone)

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