Amputation left hallux stump

kmartinez

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Needing help with the appropriate CPT for procedure: Amputation of left hallux stump

Patient had a partial amputation in same area years ago but has recurrent ulcerations.

Procedure: Two semi-elliptical incisions were created around the base just distal to the base of the hallux first MPJ and full thickness incisions were created down to bone with 15 blade. Toe was disarticulated and the extensor and flexor tendons were identified, protracted and cut... all devitalized tissues were debrided from the wound...bleeders clamped...

CPT 28810? Also diagnosis T87.44 along with the E11.621 ?

TIA
KAM
 

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Just reading this it sounds like the toe was cut off at the joint. In other words a soft tissue procedure. I don't think the physician cut through bone per the documentation.
 
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