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injury code?

  1. #1
    Default injury code?
    Medical Coding Books
    a patient had stab wounds with abd. wall injury and diaphragmatic injury..would you code: 879.3 & 862.0?
    thank you

  2. #2
    Kingsport, TN
    Default Injury...yes
    Yes. Those are the codes I would use but I would add an E code to describe how the incident occurred.

  3. #3
    Got it , thanks

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