Other Procedures on the Abdomen CPT® Code range 22999

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code range for Surgical Procedures on the Abdomen 22999 is a medical code set maintained by the American Medical Association.

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CPT® Code Range 22999
Section 22999
Other Procedures on the Abdomen
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