You really need the op report to answer this question, but I can lead you in the right direction.
What type of injury? Was it a tendon tear?, Was it traumatic or degenerative? Was it full-thickness (rupture)? The Gluteus medius is located at the outer part of the hip and functions as a hip abductor and internal rotation of the thigh while keeping the pelvis level during ambulation. If this was a tear, it often occurs at it tendinous insertion onto the greater trochanter of the femur bone.
So, I would take a look at codes located under Pelvis and Hip Joint (Incision)
27000 - 27036 and under Repair, Revision and/or Reconstruction code 27098 -27111 depending on what repair procedure the surgeon performed.
Examples of Repairs: One repair is when the surgeon reattaches the gluteus medius tendon onto the greater trochanter with sutures. Another repair can be done by graft.
Hope this is helpful...
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