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Developmental Dysplasia Hip

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    Hi!

    I have a chart in Ortho, where the diagnosis is developmental dysplasia of the hip. The definition of dysplasia really isn't a true dislocation, just an abnormality. Not sure what fits better, 718.05 (articular cartilage disorder, pelvic region and thigh) or 718.75 (developmental dislocation of joint, pelvic region or thigh); dysplasia definition seems to gravitate towards 718.05, but I am not sure. Any takers on this one? Thanks!

    Rich

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    Is this developmental dysplasia congenital? Look at 755.63 and 754.30.
    Lisa Bledsoe, CPC, CPMA

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    Hi Lisa!

    Physician didn't specify.

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