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Topic Originator: cee
Post Date October 27, 2010 @ 12:59 PM
sciatica


cee
October 27, 2010 @ 12:59 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

If you have a diagnosis of sciatica, low back pain.  Possible L5 compression fx, would you code the fx or the sciatica as principle
diagnosis?  Also would the low back pain be a symptom of sciatica, so it would not be coded?

Lynn
January 7, 2011 @ 7:56 PM Reply  |  Email Friend   |  |Print  |  Top

I WOULD CODE SCIATICA SINCE ITS ONLY A POSSIBLE FX



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