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Old 09-02-2009, 07:54 AM
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Default DX for neurogenic claudication

Does anyone know an appropriate diagnosis code to use for neurogenic claudication?


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Old 09-02-2009, 08:03 AM
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Smile Neurogenic claudication

This is really a way of saying leg pain or numbness (typically caused by lumbar disk disease). You can use 729.5 or 782.0 or both. If it involves lumbar than it would be a radiculopathy. Hope this helps.
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Previous neuro seminars instructed to use 349.9
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