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    Default How do you code Aponeurotomy hand

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    What codes are being used for aponeurotomy, hand palmar? First time we have to code any suggestions?

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    look at 26450 to see if it matches your op note
    Mary, CPC, CANPC, COSC

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    A needle aponeurotomy is done by repeatedly inserting a needle into the hand to break up Dupuytren's contracture. It is considered a "percutaneous Dupuytren's contracture release". If this is the procedure that was performed, the code is 26040

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