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    Question Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment

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    Can someone tell me, how would you code for a lateral femoral cutaneous nerve entrapment in pain management. The dx is 355.1 Meralgia Paresthetica

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    I went to entrapement in Volume 2 section and it said see neuropathy under neuropathy under the section entrapment they have lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh 355.1. I didn't know if you would were double checking the dx or asking for a code for that type of block which 64450 could be used if that is the question.

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