CPT® 27519, Under Fracture and/or Dislocation Procedures on the Femur (Thigh Region) and Knee Joint

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 27519 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Fracture and/or Dislocation Procedures on the Femur (Thigh Region) and Knee Joint.

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Summary

The provider performs open reduction and may perform internal fixation of the distal femoral epiphyseal separation. The goal of the procedure is to ensure fixation of the epiphysis by using external devices. Separation or fracture of the epiphyseal plate (growth plate) is a common, often missed injury in young children.

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