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    Does anyone know what diagnosis code you would use for a rectus sheath hematoma?

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    Thank you I'll try it!

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    Default rectus abdominus hematoma or rectus sheath hematoma

    I would use 729.92

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    I would go with 729.92 since it is in the abdominal muscle
    Jenifer McPolin CPC, CPMA, RCC

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    Alexandria, LA


    Quote Originally Posted by cattridge View Post
    Does anyone know what diagnosis code you would use for a rectus sheath hematoma?
    Is it traumatic? post-op complication?
    Possibles are 922.2, 729.92, 998.12.

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