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Anesthesia Coding Alert

Dig Into G56 for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Diagnoses

Heads up: Don’t ignore categories with associated signs and symptoms. A patient who suffers from carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is experiencing a compression neuropathy. This compression can lead to paresthesia, pain, numbness, and other symptoms in the distribution of the median nerve, possibly due to its compression at the wrist in the carpal tunnel. When you still assigned diagnoses based [...]

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