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    Default Dx code for chronic exertional compartment syndrome

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    I need a dx code for chronic exertional compartment syndrome of the leg. I would appreciate any help
    Orthopaedic Specialists

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    Look at 729.72.
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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    However, 729.72 is Nontraumatic. Also look at Subcategory,958.9, Traumatic compartment syndrome
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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    Thank you so much!!

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    958.92 to be exact...there are 5th digit options now.

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