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ICD-9

Annie Posted Fri 02nd of May, 2014 12:45:48 PM

What is the correct ICD-9 code to use for Ossificaation of Posterior Longitudinal Ligament?

Also what is the correct ICD-9 code to use for cervical spinal stenosis with myelopathy?

SuperCoder Answered Fri 02nd of May, 2014 16:17:10 PM

723.7
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If you look under 723.0 it has excludes

Spinal stenosis in cervical region

Excludes: conditions due to:
intervertebral disc disorders (722.0-722.9)
spondylosis (721.0-721.9)

Code to 721.1

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