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icd-9 code - I could use some help

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    Default icd-9 code - I could use some help
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    I could use some help with locating a dx code for ruptured plantaris muscle of the leg.

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    Am wondering if 729.72 might work for you. marsha

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    am wondering if 729.72 might work or otherwise the sprain codes may work as well. Not sure of injury. Hope this helps Marsha

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    Thanks...I will look into that code.

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    Ruptured plantaris tendon, foot would code to 845.19 - Foot sprain
    Last edited by scicchitanoa; 05-04-2009 at 10:58 AM.

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    if nontraumatic check 728.83
    Angelica Stephens RHIT, CPMA, COSC, CCS-P, CPC, COC.
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    you can use 728.83 if the rupture is not becoz of trauma.

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