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Old 06-08-2009, 05:10 PM
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Default malignat destruction codes.

Is anyone use the series CPT 17260-17266 malignant destruction codes for
chemosurgery.

If so, what is chemosurgery?

Is it just the physician applying a topic agent to get rid of the malignat lesion?

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Chemosurgery is a destruction of malgnant lesions using chemicals. Therefore the code range 17260-17286 is the appropriate code range for this service.
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