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Elbow Procedure

L Posted Tue 05th of January, 2016 20:06:11 PM

How would I code the following:
DX:
1.Right elbow extension contracture, previous history of extraarticular contracture and loose bodies.
2.Bony block from coronoid and anterior distal humerus blocking flexion.

PROCEDURE:
1.Exam under anesthesia.
2.Posterior arthrotomy with outer bridge procedure (spur removal with excision of olecranon fossa and coronoid spur).

SuperCoder Answered Wed 06th of January, 2016 09:41:52 AM

Hi,
1)M24.521
2)M24.821

CPT
24999.

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