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    Doctor performed an arthroscopic capsulotomy for "stiff wrist" and "fibrocartilage scarring". I'm leaning towards an unlisted code. Input would be appreciated.

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    if he did any kind of debridement at all you can use the 29846 otherwise you are stuck with the unlisted.

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    As always, thanks for the input.

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