CPT® 21138, Under Repair, Revision, and/or Reconstruction Procedures on the Head

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 21138 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Repair, Revision, and/or Reconstruction Procedures on the Head.

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Summary

The provider reshapes the forehead using contouring and placement of prosthetic material or bone graft from the patient’s own body to lower a patient's brow or hairline. He performs forehead reduction to correct a facial abnormality, or more commonly, to improve cosmetic appearance.

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