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    What would be the icd9 for a tegmen defect?

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    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!

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