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Suturing the Tendon sheath

  1. Question Suturing the Tendon sheath
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    Can anyone help me out on this.

    A patient had lacerated his finger injuring the flexor tendon sheath. The sheath was sutured, followed by suture of subcutaneous & skin. Can we code this as flexor tendon repair or to code as intermediate laceration repair.

    Kind Regards,
    N. Mohana Prasad.

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    Need to know the exact location of the laceration, but I'd start in the 26356 area.

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