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Open debridement of sternoclavicular joint

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    Hello everyone, I'm not sure which code to use for an open debridement of the sternoclavicular joint?

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    An incision was made through the previous incision. There was an area of dehiscence medially and using a new #15 blade, the dehisced area was excised in an elliptical fashion for complete excision of the abnormal tissue and cosmetic re-approximation later. At this paint the fistula and infected tissue overlying the sternoclavicular joint was removed. Several Monocryl sutures were identified and removed. 6 liters of saline with antibiotics in the saline solution were used to copiously irrigate the sternoclavicular joint. A curette was used as well as a rongeur to debride between irrigation sessions. All tissue remaining was normal appearing . A rongeur was used to debride the anteromedial aspect of the proximal clavicle, taking the bone and soft tissue to clean tissue. Closure was then described.

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    Does anyone have any idea on this one?

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