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Open Salter-Harris fractures

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    How do we code a Salter-Harris IV fracture of a distal tibia that happens to also be a class 3 open fracture. The 7th digit choices do not even mention open fracture. What are our options, if any?

    Thanks for any input and/or advice.

    Iris Ballou, CPC

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    Question Open Salter-Harris fractures
    Really? No one out there has any suggestions? Please reply if you do. How do you code a grade 3 open Salter-Harris IV fracture of distal tibia?

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    I would probably use S82.391B or S82.392B, other fx of lower end of tibia

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