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Understand Your Diagnosis Choices for Facet Syndrome

Question: Please guide us through the codes for facet syndrome in ICD-10-CM. Oklahoma Subscriber Answer: Facet joints are a pair of joints present in the posterior aspect of the spine; they are common sources of neck and lower back pain and also are known as the zygapophyseal joint. When these joints become inflamed due to trauma or overuse, the patient suffers from [...]