AMA CPT Knowledge Base - Mar 7, 2013

A patient undergoes open treatment of a comminuted intra-articular distal radius fracture (25609), and the surgeon also performs a pronator rotation flap. In addition to code 25609, Open treatment of distal radial intra-articular fracture or epiphyseal separation; with internal fixation of 3 or more fragments, would it be appropriate to report code 15736, Muscle, myocutaneous, or fasciocutaneous flap; upper extremity, for the pronator rotation flap?

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