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Old 01-23-2013, 11:49 AM
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Default ulnar nerve subluxation

How would you code subluxing ulnar nerve? I am having trouble locating this in the book. thank you.
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Old 01-23-2013, 01:14 PM
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It depends on which part of the arm he/she is working on, and if it is open or arthroscopic. Open look at 64721, arthroscopic 29848. that is if it is in the wrist, for carpal tunnel.
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Old 02-06-2013, 04:01 PM
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I am looking for an ICD9 code. Not CPT. Thank you.
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Old 02-07-2013, 05:20 PM
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I have used 354.2 Lesion of Ulnar nerve (cubital tunnel syndrome).
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Old 02-08-2013, 08:25 AM
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ICD-9-CM; disorder, nerve, ulnar = 354.2
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Old 02-12-2013, 01:31 PM
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Wink ulnar nerve subluxation

You know, if it is an injury, I would use 955.2. I wish there were more choices for this dx, but we are very limited. Wait until ICD-10!
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