AHA Coding Clinic® for ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS - 2017 Issue 2; Ask the Editor
Near Total Thyroidectomy
A patient underwent near total thyroidectomy due to multinodular thyroid gland. During surgery, both the right and left thyroid lobes were removed, except for a small quantity of thyroid tissue. What is the appropriate root operation for a near total thyroidectomy, “Excision” or “Resection”? ...
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