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    Default rectal sheath hematoma

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    Patient coughed and developed a rectal sheath hematoma. Is diagnosis 924.9 - muscle contusion or non-traumatic 729.92??


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    I would use code 729.92 non-traumatic because it was cause by him coughing. If it was cause by trauma of some sort then I would use 924.9
    Catrina Jacobs, RCC, CPC

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