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    Can anyone help with diagnosis code for "torn knee bursa"?

    Many thanks!


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    Quote Originally Posted by pducharme View Post
    Can anyone help with diagnosis code for "torn knee bursa"?

    Many thanks!
    I don't know what part of the knee so these are nonspecific, but for tear of knee dx is 844.9 and for bursitis of knee dx is 726.60.
    I don't believe there is just one dx for "torn knee bursa", that doesn't make sense to me.

    hope that helps.

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