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Phalanx Fracture

L Posted Sun 10th of April, 2016 12:17:53 PM
How would I code the following: DIAGNOSIS: Open right index proximal phalanx fracture, unstable, with partial extensor laceration. PROCEDURE: 1.Irrigation and debridement, skin and subcutaneous tissue. 2.Open reduction internal fixation, right index unstable proximal phalanx fracture with intramedullary nail. 3.Repair, right index extensor laceration. 4.Repair, simple wound, 3.5 cm.
SuperCoder Answered Mon 11th of April, 2016 07:05:49 AM
The diagnosis code would be S62.610B Procedure codes would be 26735 and 11010

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