CPT® 21558, Under Excision Procedures on the Neck (Soft Tissues) and Thorax

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 21558 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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Summary

The provider performs an excision procedure for a soft tissue malignant tumor, such as a sarcoma, from the neck or the front part of the thorax. The excision of the tumor is performed in an extensive manner, not being limited to the dimensions of the tumor itself but expanding to its surrounding area/anatomical structures suspected for involvement. The diameter of the tumor and the margins required measure 5cm or more.

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