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    Default icd-9 726.13 partial thickness tear?

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    Doctor has partical thickness tear of supraspinatus tendon? I know the new ICD-9 is for partial thickness tear of Rotator Cuff but doesn't say anything about partial thickness tear of one the tendons. Can I still use 726.13 for this?

    Also what ICD-9 codes can I use for Old tear of the Biceps and Labrum.
    I'm thinking 718.01 for labral tear and 727.62 for bicep tear, although this states nontraumatic, but notes state it was due to a fall over a year ago though?

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    any takers on this one?

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