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    Does anyone have any idea or experience in an ICD-9 code for Toe Walking?
    The only thing I can come up with is walking difficulty which it's is not actually walking difficulty it is a normal thing a lot of toddler's go through when they are learning to walk but first time mom's will bring their children in for this condition. Can anyone share help with this.
    Tina Flynn

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    look at 781.2.

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    You can take 781.2(Abnormality of gait) for Toe Walking.

    Nalini CPC

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    Worked in peds for years, and we used abnormal gait for toe walking (very common thing for a peds neuro to say!)

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    Houston, Texas
    Wink I agree!
    Gait abnormality fills the bill.

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    Good response. How about 781.99 ir, 727.81

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