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laterally deviated 2nd digit?

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    I have an op report that states hallux abductovalgus of first MTP which I know to use 735.0, but doc also states patient had a MTPJ release for laterally deviated 2nd and 3rd digit , what icd-9 code can I use for this "deviated digit"? when that's all that stated in the op report. Im coding for ASC.


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    Please check 735.8 - Other acquired deformities of toe.
    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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    thank you. That's what I was thinking to use.

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