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    Default Cellulitis
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    I have a doctor that is stating the patient has left lower extremity cellulitis. Am I safe to use 682.6?

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    the code definition is cellulitis and abcess of leg, except

    I would say you are safe with that code unless there is foot envolvement or there are no related codes such as diabetic manifestations or pvd

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    Check the procedure, its normal I&D or simple procedure then code 682.6.

    Nalini CPC

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