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Tricompartmental Degenerative Disease
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If a xray report states: tricompartmental degenerative disease or changes in the knee, is it correct to assume and code this as osteoarthritis in the knee?
Yes. The alphabetic index refers the coder to also see osteoarthritis when coding a degenerative joint disease.
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