Excision-Benign Lesions Procedures on the Skin CPT® Code range 11400- 11471

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Skin, Subcutaneous and Accessory Structures 11400-11471 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 11400- 11471
Excision-Benign Lesions Procedures on the Skin
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[LIST] [*]31536 - direct laryngoscopy and biopsy [*]11400-11471 Excision-Benign Lesions Procedures on the Skin - for excision of lesions in oral commissure [*]40819 - buccal [I](hard to determine with... [ Read More ]
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