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is made when a surgery is performed in which the fracture is exposed by an incision made over the fracture and the fractured bone is visualized
is performed when the physician repairs the fracture without visualizing the fracture
Percutaneous skeletal fixation
describes fracture treatment that neither open nor closed. In this procedure, the fracture is not open to view,but fixation is placed across the fracture site, usually under x-ray imaging
A greenstick, buckle or torus fracture is a fracture in a young, soft bone in which the bone bends and partially breaks
is a bone fracture which occurs when a fragment of bone tears away from the main mass of bone as a result of physical trauma.
is a type of fracture in which one of broken fragments of bone wedges into another
A fracture in which bone is broken, splintered or crushed into a number of pieces. ...
is a distal fracture of the radius in the forearm with dorsal (posterior) displacement of the wrist and hand. ...
Open treatment of shoulder dislocation with closed frcture of the greater humeral tuberosity, non- dispaced
cpt code: 23670
closed treatment of closed mandibular fracture, including interdental fixation
Penetrating woulnd elploration may be coded from the musculoskeletal system, Integumentary system, or the appropriate______ site.
Which physician subspecialty can report the codes from the muscloskeletal system subsection
what is the term that describes the physicians actions of bending, manipulating, rotating, pulling or guiding the bone back into place
Radical resection of a 2.7 cm malignant neoplasm of the soft tissue of the upper back
cpt code: 21935
open treatment of radial and ulnar shaft fracture with internal fixation of both radius and ulna
Osteoplasty for shortening of both of radius and ulna for adult kienbock's disease
replantation of right arm, including the neck of the humerus through the elbow joint, following a complete traumatic amputation
nonoperative, electrical stimulationof nonhealing femur fracture
20974 electrical stimulation,bone healing, noninvasive
percutaneous needle biopsy of muscle of upper arm in a patient with congenital myotonic muscular dystrophy
20206 biopsy, muscle
icd-9-cm 359.22 dystrophy, muscular, congenital, myotonic
intra-articular aspiration and injection of finger joint arthritis
20600 aspiration, joint
icd-9-cm 716.94 arthritis, hand
replacement of fiberglass shoulder to hand (long-arm) cast for a 54-yr old patient
29065 cast,long arm
99070 supply materials
replacement of a thigh to toes cast on the right leg of a 35 yr old female patient
29345 cast long leg 99070 supply, materials
SURGICAL ARThroscopy of ankle, which included extensive debridement
29898 arthroscopy surgical ankle
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