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  1. Cathy Posted 5 Year(s) ago

    Is there a CPT code for ossicle removal when performed with a patellar tendon repair?

  2. Nikhil Posted 5 Year(s) ago

    Since ossicle found to be in one of the patellar tendons, then patellar tendon repair should include ossicle removal.

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    In the context of knee, what is ossicle?
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    The patella sometimes has a small ossicle - an embryological part of the bone which failed to fuse with the rest of the patella. This may be confused with a fracture.
    A small ossicle - the fabella - may also sometimes be seen on X-ray at the back of the knee and be confused with a loose body.
    Ossicles may also rarely be found in the meniscus or one of the tendons.

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  • Posted by 20822 Cathy, 5 Year(s) ago. There are 2 posts. The latest reply is from Nikhil.