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Mr. Rodriguez was able to make an appointment with the orthopedist within a few hours of being seen in the ED for a splint to his left wrist after a fall. The orthopedist reviewed the x-rays from
the emergency room and agreed with the emergency room physician that the distal radius was fractured. A short-arm fiberglass cast was applied, and the fracture was expected to heal in 6–8 weeks. Report the closed treatment of this fracture.
Report the CPT code for the closed treatment of this fracture. Answer: CPT CODES 25600?Closed Treatment of Distal Radial Fracture (e.g., Colles? or Smith's Type) or Epiphyseal Separation, Includes Closed Treatment of Fracture of Ulnar Styloid, [ When Performed; without Manipulation 25605?Closed Treatment of Distal Radial Fracture (e.g., Colles? or Smith's Type) or Epiphyseal Separation,
Includes Closed Treatment of Fracture of Ulnar Styloid, When Performed; with Manipulation Source: ]
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User: Mr. Rodriguez was able to make an appointment with the orthopedist within a few hours of being seen in the ED for a splint to his left wrist after a fall. The orthopedist reviewed the x-rays from the emergency room and agreed with the emergency room physician that the distal radius was fractured. A short-arm fiberglass cast was applied, and the fracture was expected to heal in 6–8 weeks. Report the closed treatment of this fracture.

Weegy: Report the CPT code for the closed treatment of this fracture. Answer: CPT CODES 25600?Closed Treatment of Distal Radial Fracture (e.g., Colles? or Smith's Type) or Epiphyseal Separation, Includes Closed Treatment of Fracture of Ulnar Styloid, [ When Performed; without Manipulation 25605?Closed Treatment of Distal Radial Fracture (e.g., Colles? or Smith's Type) or Epiphyseal Separation, Includes Closed Treatment of Fracture of Ulnar Styloid, When Performed; with Manipulation Source: ]
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Weegy: Surgical and fracture repair codes in the musculoskeletal subsection include "application and removal of the initial casts, splints, or strapping" applied by the treating physician. [ Check this link :) ]
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