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    What code would I use for a tear of the peroneus longus tendon of the ankle? The pt had a injury to the ankle. I looked at 727.68 but that code is for nontramatic rupture right or can I use that CONFUSED Thanks

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    I would code it as 845.09 (other sprains of the ankle).

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