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Piriformis tendon

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    Does anyone know of the code for a piriformis tendon release? thanks

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    The piriformis muscle rotates the thigh laterally so it sounds like this might be an adductor tendon. Take a look at the tenotomy codes for the hip area and see if something in that code range applies. Close as I can come to it.

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    I'm looking at 27000 or 27001

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    thank you those were the codes I was looking at.

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    actually if you look at it the Piriformis is a Abductor so you would need to use code 27006.

    codes 27000 and 27001 are for ADDuctors
    Tina Wosmek CPC, COSC

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