AMA CPT® Assistant - 2005 Issue 4 (April)

Integumentary System/Surgery (April 2005)

April 2005 page 13a Coding Consultation:Questions and Answers Integumentary System/Surgery, 19120, 19140 (Q&A) Question If three cysts are excised from one breast through two separate incision sites, should code 19120, Excision of cyst, fibroadenoma, or other benign or malignant tumor, aberrant breast tissue, duct lesion, nipple or areolar lesion (except 19140), open, male or female, one or more lesions, be reported once or twice? AMA Comment If an excision of a single cyst, fibroadenoma, or other benign or malignant tumor, aberrant breast tissue, duct lesion, nipple or areolar lesion (except 19140), open, male or female, is performed through...

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