CPT® 15005, Under Surgical Preparation or Incisional Release of Scar Contracture

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 15005 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Surgical Preparation or Incisional Release of Scar Contracture.

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At the same encounter that the provider prepares 100 cm2 skin of a body part with an open wound, burn eschar, or scar contracture to receive a skin graft, he extends the site up to an additional 100 cm2. This procedure helps in repairing the areas of the face, scalp, eyelids, mouth, neck, ears, orbits, genitalia, hands, feet, or multiple digits. In children under 10, this code applies to each additional 1 percent of body area after the first.

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