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patellofemoral arthritis

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    Is the ICD 9 Code for patellofemoral arthritis 715.16? Or because it doesnt say osteoarthritis, would it be something else?

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    You can code 716.96 for patellofemoral arthritis.
    Asaithambi Dhanapal CPC,COC,CIC
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    I would code 716.96

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    Thank you both for your help.

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    What if he now puts patellofemoral bone on bone arthritis? Would that be in the 715's?

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    715.36 is appropriate and what I have always used.

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