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Lateral meniscus

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    Medical Coding Books
    Please help. I was thinking 29881, but am not sure. I have not had this one before.
    Lateral meniscus had a discoid appearance with some tearing of the anterolateral aspect. The disoid meniscus was further saucerized to a normal configuration and the anterolateral torn portion excised.
    Any suggestions?
    Thank you

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    I would use the 29881 and apply dx for both "tear" and "discoid" 717.5. I would only use this once since it is same meniscus same compartment.

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