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    Any input would be appreciated.

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    I would try 366.20, based on what I found trauma causes the rupture and then a cataract rapidly forms.

    Laura, CPC

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    THanks for your reply, Laura. I should have indicated that the rupture occurred during cataract surgery and was listed as a complication. Evidently this may happen during cataract surgery, but I'm not sure which code to use. THe surgeon did not indicate vitreous hemorrhage.

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