CPT® 20526, Under General Introduction or Removal Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 20526 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - General Introduction or Removal Procedures on the Musculoskeletal System.

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Summary

The provider injects medication into the carpal tunnel to provide short term relief of symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome, or CTS. CTS is a condition where the patient experiences pain, numbness, and tingling affecting the fingers and hand, resulting from compression of the median nerve within the carpal tunnel.

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