CPT® 10060, Under Incision and Drainage Procedures on the Skin, Subcutaneous and Accessory Structures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 10060 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Incision and Drainage Procedures on the Skin, Subcutaneous and Accessory Structures.

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The provider incises the area of abscess and drains the collection of pus from a lesion, such as a carbuncle, hidradenitis, cyst, furuncle, or paronychia, with the help of surgical instruments. A simple incision and drainage usually involves a single incision of an abscess situated just below the skin's surface.

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