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  1. Default Dominant Leg
    Medical Coding Books
    I am coding for paralysis of LEFT leg -----------

    When looking up code it doesn't specify left or right specifies dominant or nondominant

    would you code this as unspecified?

    or is left or right leg considered dominant?

  2. Smile Dominant leg
    Unless your report lists the words dominant or non dominant you will have to code unspecified. It's similar to saying right hand dominant or left hand dominant. Query if you need to be more specific.

  3. Default
    thanks...thats what I thought too...

    I appreciate you feedback!

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