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Biceps rupture

L Posted Wed 24th of February, 2016 00:43:30 AM

How would I code the following:
DIAGNOSIS: Left distal biceps rupture.

PROCEDURE: Repair, left distal biceps rupture.
Thank you for your time.

SuperCoder Answered Thu 25th of February, 2016 07:20:02 AM

Diagnosis code for Left distal biceps rupture is M66.322(Spontaneous rupture of flexor tendons, left upper arm) and procedural code for Repair, left distal biceps rupture is 24341(Repair, tendon or muscle, upper arm or elbow, each tendon or muscle, primary or secondary).

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