AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2017 Issue 1; Ask the Editor

Chopart Amputation of Foot

A 9-year-old male patient with gangrene, myelomeningocele with insensate feet, and chronic osteomyelitis of the left foot, underwent Chopart amputation. The midfoot was disarticulated at the talonavicular and the calcaneocuboid joints. The bones of the mid-foot along with the metatarsals were carefully separated from the underlying plantar soft tissues. The toes and the remainder of the dorsum of the foot were removed. What is the correct code for Chopart amputation of the foot by disarticulation at the talonavicular and the calcaneocuboid joints? ...

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