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    Need dx code for tensor tympani spasm/spasm of stapedius muscle

    Thanks very much

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    Quote Originally Posted by meo59101 View Post
    Need dx code for tensor tympani spasm/spasm of stapedius muscle

    Thanks very much
    Maybe hyperacusis (388.42) - see if this describes it:

    If not, you may look into 388.5 (Disorders of acoustic nerve)

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    Manhattan, NY
    Is the focus the muscle or nerve? Your description above is the muscle, so I would think 333.2, myoclonus is an option.... Do you know which nerve is involved/documented?

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