AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: tegmen defect

  1. #1

    Default tegmen defect

    AAPC: Back to School
    What would be the icd9 for a tegmen defect?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr 2007


    Tegmen by definition is a structure that covers an organ or part of an organ-where is the defect at? Code to "other disorders of that site" unless it's congenital(which in tegmen tympani it usually is) then code to 744.xx. Hope that helped!

Similar Threads

  1. Tegmen Defect Repair
    By belmontg in forum ENT/Otolaryngology
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 06-07-2010, 03:04 PM
  2. tegmen defect
    By montgomeryj2 in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-06-2010, 07:56 AM
  3. Osteochondral defect
    By ebarnett in forum Podiatry
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-20-2009, 08:37 AM
  4. Osteochondral defect
    By Jamie Dezenzo in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-01-2009, 09:35 AM
  5. Tegmen defect
    By MICHELLE MAJORS in forum ENT/Otolaryngology
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-02-2009, 01:13 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.