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depressed skull DX ?

  1. Default depressed skull DX ?
    Medical Coding Books
    I am hunting a icd code for depressed skull @ birth. I'm not finding anything.

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    738.1X maybe??

    not sure if this is consider congential or acquired based on the info you've given though.

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    that will work. He doesnt state the cause of it, delivery injury or anything about how it got depressed. Thats why I was lost to congential or deformity. Thanks

  4. Default Cpc
    What about 756.0-a congenital deformity of the skull and/or 754.0-skull depression. These were found under the heading of the underlined words.

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    Default Depressed skull (at birth) dx
    What about 754.0 ?
    Certain congenital musculoskeletal deformities
    Depressions in Skull

    Hope this helps!

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    Cool Depresses skull..
    I think you can code Dx 754.0 - Congential Musculoskeletal Deformities of skull, face and jaw.

    U can find out the depressions in skull under this diagnosis.

    Jayaprathap, CPC

    Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work

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    wow all great answers. thanks to you all for jumping in here and helping me. it's wonderful to have a support system for this sort of thing.

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