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    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

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    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
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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

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