AMA CPT® Assistant - 1999 Issue 1 (January)

Integumentary System, 11055 (Q&A) (January 1999)

January 1999 page 11a Coding Consultation Integumentary System, 11055 (Q&A) Question Is the range of codes 11055-11057, paring or cutting of benign hyperkeratotic lesion (eg, corn or callus); single lesion more than four lesions, only to be used for corns and calluses? AMA Comment CPT codes 11055-11057, Paring or cutting of benign hyperkeratotic lesion (eg, corn or callus); single lesion-more than four lesions, are intended to be used to report paring or cutting of any lesion classified as hyperkeratotic. Corns and calluses, listed in the code descriptor are given as examples of hyperkeratotic lesions. The use of the...

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