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icd-9 code for penile adhesions

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    I have a 4 year old that came in to the Urology office and is already circumsized that had a lysis of penile adhesions. The dictation states that they developed. That is why I am not sure if I should use a congenital anomaly code. Can anyone help? THANK YOU!

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    I think u can 752.69 (congenital)code.

    Nalini CPC

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    I am leaning towards 605 (redundant prepuce).
    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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    I second 605

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    We perfom this same procedure code 54450 states that this if for uncircumsized can we use this also on a circumsized child? And is this documented somewhere so I can show it to our doctors?

    Thank You

    Denise Smith CPC, CEMC

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    What about 998.89 complication following a procedure not otherwise classified- other specified complication ? A child came through our ER with penile adhesions following a circumcision. I'm comfortable with that code.

    sue maranan, cpc
    washington university
    department of pediatrics

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    I would go with balinitis 605.

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