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OPen reduction pinning Colles Fx

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    Dr made longitudinal incision, complete reduction could not be performed, due to unstable nature of fx. The reduction was accomplished by introducing 2 K wires percutaneoulsy thru radial styloid across fx.

    Any thoughts as to a CPT code for this? The answer is probably so elementary but I am definitely having a brain freeze today. Thanks
    Ann Marie CPC
    Watertown, CT

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    Colles is a Distal Radius Fracture. It depends on how many fragments the fracture was in. Look at 25607-25609

    Kim, CPC

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