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    Default Non healing surgical wound of knee

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    I have non healing surgical wound of the knee and I have 2 ICD9 codes that fit

    998.83 non healing surgical wound
    891.1 wound, knee, complicated (delayed healing)

    Which one would fit better?
    Last edited by mrsbad85; 07-24-2009 at 09:45 AM.

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