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Lateral patella compression syndrome

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    Default Lateral patella compression syndrome
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    Would 719.46 be the right dx for patella compession syndrome ?

  2. Wink Icd 9 cm code for lateral patellar compression syndrome
    ICD 9-CM code 719.46 is simply pain in the knee.
    I would use 717.89 for other internal derangement of the knee.

    I hope this helps!

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