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    The diagnosis is Breakdown of left below-knee amputation stump, I am unsure as to how I should code this.

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    Look up Amputation
    leg, lower Revision 27884-27886 for cpt

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    Did you mean the actual diagnosis?
    If you did I think 997.69 "Complications affecting specified body systems, not elsewhere classified; amputation stump complication; other" should fit the bill.
    And of course dav4code's code range for the repair.

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