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  1. Melissa Posted 5 Year(s) ago

    septic prepatellar bursitis I looked at 727.2 but it does not idicate that it is septic?

  2. SuperCoder Posted 5 Year(s) ago

    726.65: Prepatellar bursitis
    The question is we can go for a "septic" prepatellar bursitis, when if the the doctor had excised the bursa for a culture and sensitivity study, and the findings confirm of the type of infection, for if the findings suggest bacterial infection, you can additionally code 041.89

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  • Posted by 23843 Melissa, 5 Year(s) ago. There are 2 posts. The latest reply is from SuperCoder.