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    Default DX for neurogenic claudication

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    Does anyone know an appropriate diagnosis code to use for neurogenic claudication?


    Thanks,
    Tami

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    Smile Neurogenic claudication

    This is really a way of saying leg pain or numbness (typically caused by lumbar disk disease). You can use 729.5 or 782.0 or both. If it involves lumbar than it would be a radiculopathy. Hope this helps.

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    Previous neuro seminars instructed to use 349.9

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    Default RE:

    Thanks for all the rapid responses.

    Tami

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