osteomyelitis

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    Infectious Disease management post amputation

    When treating a patient with antibiotics after an amputation for osteomyelitis, is it appropriate to continue coding the osteomyelitis during the immediate follow-up? Similar to a patient who is being treated for cancer with chemotherapy after the cancer tissue has been removed? Thank you! Tianne
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    Coding Acute Osteomyelitis M86.--- with M84.8--Other disorders of continuity of bone

    I am looking for feedback regarding coding acute osteomyelitis M86.--- with M84.8-- other disorders of continuity of bone to fully describe the patient's condition. Can these two codes be used together? I could not find any "excludes" note with M84.8--. M86 does have excludes notes but not for...
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