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Dx for bone age or skeletal maturity


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Below is the report I'm trying to determine what icd-9 code to use for cpt 77072 (Bone age Studies):

HISTORY: Determined bone age


A single PA view of the left hand and wrist was performed to assess skeletal maturity. The patient's chronologic age is 8 years 11 months. According to the standards of Greulich and Pyle, bone age most closely approximates 8 years, 10 months. A single standard deviation for a 9 year-old girl is 10.74 months.

Normal bone age.

Thank you,

Salima H, CPC

Radiology Coding Specialist