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Thread: Removal of 0.62K wire from big toe help

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    Default Removal of 0.62K wire from big toe help

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    I have been searching high and low for the correct code for this and came up with 20680 .. would this code be appropriate for removal of a wire from a big toe? Please Help

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    Apr 2007


    What about 20670? By any chance did they pin the toe due to a fracture or fusion (hammertoe)? Also-are they doing this in the office?

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    Thanks I think you are right about that one he is status post a right first metarsophalangeal join open reduction internal fixation from a fractured toe not a hammer toe. Thank you for your help

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