Results 1 to 3 of 3

soft tissue injury

  1. Default soft tissue injury
    Medical Coding Books
    Not to sure on this~soft tissue injury right knee ~ would i use injury dx code 959.7 plus other symptoms or would it be hyperextension joint 718.86

    Thank U

  2. Default
    Injury, Soft tissue directs you to see Wound, open, by site.

    I would code it 891.0 (without mention of complication) Open wound of knee, leg (except thigh), and ankle

  3. Default
    But this isnt an open wound its only a soft issue injury

Similar Threads

  1. Lumbar Myofascial injury and Shoulder soft tissue injury
    By calicoder10 in forum Emergency Department
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 09-25-2015, 01:37 PM
  2. Soft Tissue Tenodesis
    By kkampe in forum Orthopaedics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-30-2014, 06:58 AM
  3. soft tissue debridement
    By Jamie Dezenzo in forum Outpatient Facilities
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-09-2012, 01:04 PM
  4. soft tissue calcification
    By mamacase1 in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10-11-2011, 03:01 PM
  5. How to dx Prominent soft tissue
    By esmith in forum Diagnosis Coding
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-06-2009, 06:51 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.