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Old 08-01-2008, 11:10 AM
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Default CPT code for "unroofing" a lesion

A physician at one of my clinics did a minor procedure where they used a tip of a needle to open up and "unroof" a millia lesion on the patient's face. They used no anesthesia. The provider also reviwed her labs with her for a test consult visit.

What CPT code would be used for the "unroofing" of the lesion? Thanks.
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Old 08-01-2008, 11:13 AM
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I'd use 10040

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Thanks for the help. I appreciate it.
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I would use 10060 since a milia is the retention of a sebaceous cyst. Hope this helps.
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Thanks so very much!
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