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Talo-tarsi Dislocation

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    Las Vegas Chapter
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    Does anyone have any ideas on the code for this one? I have searched everywhere and Doc insists there's a code.

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    Charleston, WV
    I think I would go with 838.x9. Talo-tarsal joint typically refers to the talocalcaneonavicular joint. My first reaction was to use 838.x1 but, since the joint is specified but not classified by the available 5th digit, I think 838.x9 is more appropriate.
    J G Stanley, MHA, CPC

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    Talo-tarsi Dislocation-838.09.

    Nalini CPC

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