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    I have a op note that reads wrist incision overlying the extensor compartments. The retinaculum was identified and freed up for the first, second and third extensor compartments. There was a separate slip for the extensor pollicis brevis tendon that was also released. Not sure what codes to use for this one. 25000 x3 or what????

    Thanks for your help!

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    Compartment 1 - abductor pollicis longus
    extensor pollicis brevis

    Compartment 2- Extensor carpi radialis brevis and longus

    Compartment 3- Extensor pollicis longus

    Yes I would bill 25000X3 :-)

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    Thanks for your help!

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