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Old 01-28-2010, 11:30 AM
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Default Diagnosis code for salter -harris fracture

Iam looking for a diagnosis code for a displaced right distal radius Salter-harris II Fracture. Any suggestions ?
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Old 01-28-2010, 01:27 PM
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Default 813.42

Don't worry about the Salter-Harris part of the description. Just code for the distal radius fracture - 813.42. This is directly from our Pediatric Orthopaedic Coding Specialist.

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Old 01-28-2010, 03:34 PM
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