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    Default diabetic with leg cellulitis

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    What would be the ICD9 for a diabetic who has cellulitis of the leg? Would this be coded 250.80, 682.6 or 250.00, 682.6?

    Thanks for any help.

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    I go with 250.80, 682.6..

    Nalini CPC

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    Thanks so much for hour help.

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    Default diabetes

    Be careful, nowhere do I see a causation documented between the diabetes and the cellulitis. Where I come from, if it's not documented, you can't assume it.

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