CPT® 21557, Under Excision Procedures on the Neck (Soft Tissues) and Thorax

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 21557 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Excision Procedures on the Neck (Soft Tissues) and Thorax.

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The provider performs an extensive excision of a tumor, or mass, in the soft tissues in the neck or anterior thorax, suspected to be malignant, or cancerous, such as a sarcoma. He excises the surrounding tissues along with the mass, with the diameter of the tumor and its margins measuring less than 5 cm.

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