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    I work out on the base and I need help with a note. We have never seen this before and I'm lost.

    Debridemnt and split thickness skin graft, 1 to 1.5 15/1000ths of an inch from the right anterior thigh to the left leg follwed by placment of a VAC.

    This is a patient with black eschar which was debrided and eventually VAC was placed.

    The patient had debridement with a curette of the granulation tissue, hemostasis and measurement 5x26cm. A meshed graft was taken 5x26 in 2 seperate areas of th eright thigh. This was meshed 1 to 1.5. the skin graft was then placed in several sections down on, trimmed and stapled, followed by hospitalist and the VAC dressing was placed.

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    I would use the codes 15100, 15101 and 97606.

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