This is a prime example of when to query/educate the physician. LLE encompasses all specific parts of the leg including the knee, ankle, foot and toe. If you choose leg, you must know the foot is not involved. If you choose the foot, you must know the toe is not involved. Since the documentation does not state specifally which part of the leg is affected, you would be guessing at the correct code...which you know you cannot do. When you query the physician for the specific location for this record, take the opportunity to explain why you are asking. Hopefully this will be the last time he just uses LLE in his diagnosis.
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