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    Question Epicondylitis help

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    We have been using 20605 for lateral/medial epicondylitis and was just informed that it should be 20550. Is that right? Should it be 20550?

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    Apr 2007

    Default Re: Epicondylitis

    What procedure are you actually doing?

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    my hand surgeons use 20551 for tennis elbow / epicondylitis injections.

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    Apr 2007


    we have used both 20550 & 20551 depending on specifics

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