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Doctor insights on: Fracture Toe Icd 9 Code

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


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Icd 9 code for upper extremity pain ?

Icd 9 code for upper extremity pain
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Several: Arm pain (generalized, right, or left) [729.5] pain in joint/upper arm [719.42] pain in joint/forearm [719.43]. ...Read more

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ICD 9 code for a dehisced surgical wound which is also a diabetic wound?

ICD 9 code for a dehisced surgical wound which is also a diabetic wound?

Depends: 998.xx for wound dehiscence depending on depth with an additional diagnosis code for type of diabetes and whether it is controlled ...Read more

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What is the icd 9 code for 2010 for keratinocyte cancers-- scc and bcc?

What is the icd 9 code for 2010 for keratinocyte cancers-- scc and bcc?

173.: The non melanoma skin cancers are the 173 codes and have a two digits following the decimal are site and type specifiers. ...Read more

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What is the icd-9 code for metastasis colon cancer and the cpt code to?

What is the icd-9 code for metastasis colon cancer and the cpt code to?

Need more info: The code for colon cancers is 153._. 153.9 is for colon cancer of unspecified site. There is a separate group of codes for metastasis and the site. The number after 153 is for the site of the primary tumor. I can't answer the cpt code question, because there is not enough information. ...Read more

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What is the icd-9 code for decreased upper body strength?

What is the icd-9 code for decreased upper body strength?

Weakness ICD code: I did not see a specific one for decreased upper body strength. I see 728,87 for Muscle weakness (generalized). ...Read more

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Icd 9 code for lower respiratory tract illness?

Icd 9 code for lower respiratory tract illness?

Too many: There are multiple different lower respiratory tract illnesses. Bronchitis, pneumonia, copd, asthma, etc., etc., etc. You can probably pick your illness and simply google the icd-9 code. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Linna Li Dr. Li
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What is the icd-9 code for acute low back pain?

Dr. Linna Li Dr. Li
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What is the icd-9 code for acute low back pain?

Back pain icd: 724.5 backache, unspecified 724.1 pain in thoracic spine. ...Read more

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What do icd 9 and icd 10 codes mean?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What do icd 9 and icd 10 codes mean?

ICD codes: International classification of diseases ninth revision came out of meeting of the international conference convened by who, held in geneva in 1975, to revise the codes used to classify diseases. The icd 10 followed, with further revision & expansion to the codes. ...Read more

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I fractured my two of the long bones leading to my toes in my foot. Am i going to be able to take a 9 hour flight tomorrow?

I fractured my two of the long bones leading to my toes in my foot. Am i going to be able to take a 9 hour flight tomorrow?

Depends: Depends how long ago. Sitting for long periods if time with a fx will cause excess swelling and can potentially lead to other problems such as blood clots. Consult your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does a fractured toe take to heal?

How long does a fractured toe take to heal?

6 wks: Just as any other fracture, the main phases of bone healing occur in 6 wks. People tend to take toe fractures for granted, but they heal just like any other bone. Bones even continue to heal and remodel up to a year. ...Read more

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How long does it take a fractured toe 2 heal?

How long does it take a fractured toe 2 heal?

Varies: In most cases it takes 6 weeks for a bone to heal. If there is any type of illness or if there is continued toe motion it may take longer. ...Read more

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How long does a fractured toe take to recover?

How long does a fractured toe take to recover?

4 weeks: The small bones of the toe are called phalanges. A phalanx fracture will generally heal in about 4 to 6 weeks depending on your age. Children heal fractures faster than adults. You can use a stiff soled shoe while the fracture is healing. ...Read more

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How long can it take for a fractured toe to heal?

How long can it take for a fractured toe to heal?

Patient dependent: In a perfect world, bones typically take 6-8 weeks to heal. However, improper immobilization, activity on the foot, complications in swelling and/or systemic medical conditions can cause delays in the healing process. Some disease that are known to delay bone healing include diabetes and osteoporosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more


Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more