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Dec 28th, 2015 - gmhow

ICD-10 for follow-up to monitor and manage a closed surgical wound such as a myocutaneous flap

I am a wound care specialist. I am frequently consulted to manage the post-op care of a patient following a myocutaneous rotation flap. The wound is closed so using the pre-op wound code doesn't seem correct. Using a non-healing surgical code or external disruption of surgical incision isn't accurate either. What do you suggest?

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