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Dx nerve injury

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    Default Dx nerve injury
    Medical Coding Books
    My doc is stating patient has "long thoracic nerve neuropraxia" he is saying this is a stretch injury with NO open wound.

    What dx code would you use??

    The nerve injury codes state "with open wound"


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    Look at 954.8 and see if it can work for you; definition injury to other specified nerves of trunk

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