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Ulnar Sesamoiditis

L Posted Sun 31st of May, 2015 22:54:47 PM

How would I code the following:
DIAGNOSIS: Left thumb stenosing tenosynovitis and ulnar sesamoiditis.

1.Left thumb A1 release.
2.Left thumb ulnar sesamoid excision at MCP level.


SuperCoder Answered Mon 01st of June, 2015 00:57:15 AM

1. Left thumb stenosing tenosynovitis - ICD-9 727.05
2. Ulnar sesamoiditis - ICD-9 code 733.99

1.Left thumb A1 release - CPT code 26055-FA.
2.Left thumb ulnar sesamoid excision at MCP level - CPT code 26185-FA.

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