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    What dx code would you use for sprain/strain of the Trapezius.

    I know cpt says scapula is part of shoulder, but , the trap muscle says it goes from base of neck to lower spine and scapular spine, controls scapular motion.

    So, I dont know if I should use back or shoulder code? both?

    any thoughts would help, thanks

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    I ran into this the other day and I ended up using the dx code for muscle strain because I didn't see anything for trapezius. If there is a better code I too would be interested in knowing for next time. Thx

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