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    Default Excision Exostosis Dorsal Aspect Left Mid Foot

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    Anyone have any idea of a code for this procedure? This is not an abscess or tumor, just a bone spur. Thanks.

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    Detroit, MI 31312


    I am not sure which bone is being excised but you can look at 28110-28124
    Stephanie Phillips, CPC-H

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    Those codes do not fit as this was the mid foot. The mid foot includes the following:
    Definition: The area in the middle of the foot. The midfoot includes the "cuboid," "navicular," "medial cuneiform," "intermediate cuneiform" and "lateral cuneiform" bones and surrounding soft tissues.

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    I spoke to the surgeon and he said the spur was in the area of the intermediate cuneiform and the navicular bone.

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    28122 does not include the bones in the mid-foot. The tarsal or metatarsal are not considered the mid foot. I guess I am going to have to go with unlisted. Thanks for the suggestions.

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    You DID include those bones in YOUR definition of "midfoot" above???

    The navicular and cuneiform are tarsals???

    Maybe we do not really understand your question?

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