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    Patient being followed for a stress fracture of the tibia, in followup, the stress fracture progresses to a complete closed fracture of the tibia..Would you code the stress fx 733.93
    or change to an acute fracture code???
    This is a Military treatment facility.

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    Patient being followed for a stress fracture of the tibia, in followup, the stress fracture progresses to a complete closed fracture of the tibia..Would you code the stress fx 733.93
    or change to an acute fracture code???
    This is a Military treatment facility.
    I would code from 823.XX.

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