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CLINICAL EXAMPLE 99201
 

 

A new patient with a bee sting        

CC : “My finger hurts”

HPI: Patient was gardening this morning and was stung by a bee on the left index finger.  The pain was initially quite severe, but has begun to improve.

Physical Exam: left index finger is red and warm with a small punctuate lesion surrounded by mild induration.

No periungual inflammation.

Assessment 

1)  Simple bee sting

 Plan

1)  Ice pack for 1 hour, then Neosporin and a bandaid

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