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forearm laceration

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    Default forearm laceration
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    Forearm laceration

    Deep structures involved, muscle fascia into muscle belly, probably pronator qualdratus.

    Would 881.20 be an appropriate code for this documenation?

    Thanks for any help.

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    Until and unless the documentation clearly specifies tendon involvement and not probably, we should stick to uncomplicated code. In this case, 881.00.
    Girish Dadhich, CPC

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    thanks for your help.

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