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    What dx code should I use for peroneal tendon rupture?

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    Brenda,
    Everything I have referenced leads back to 845.00.
    Cathy

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    Peroneal is pertaining to the fibula or to the outer side of the leg or shank; fibular; I would look into the DX series of 844.XX
    NoRaX

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    Need to know if traumatic first, if not, look at 727.68. Most peroneal traumatic injuries occur in the ankle and foot area rather than the calf.

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