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Degenerative tear of glenoid labrum

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    Default Degenerative tear of glenoid labrum
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    Anyone know diagnosis for degenerative tear of glenoid labrum?

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    840.8

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    i thought 840.8 was current injury ?

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    Not for that code, because otherwise it would say current and excludes old, like it does under 836 code range for dislocation of knee.
    So I think that 840.8 is safe to use.

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    thanks

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    I would consider 718.01

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    I agree with coderguy, I would use 718.01
    Mary, CPC, CANPC, COSC

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    also agree w/ 718.01

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    thanks everone

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