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    Default Dx Code Help - Does anyone know

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    Does anyone know a Dx code for an artifical skull (due to traumatic brain injury) and a fluctuating mass on the skull?


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    Apr 2007
    Temple, TX

    Red face artificual skull / fluctuating mass

    Hi there,

    This one is tough. How about V43.89 other organ or tissue replaced by other means?

    About the fluctuating mass of skull; is it due to the injury? how did the injury occur? where exactly is the site? 784.2 is for plain mass of head

    There are some injury codes with skull (fracture) 850-854.

    Good luck
    Hope this helps,

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