CPT® 21720, Under Repair, Revision, and/or Reconstruction Procedures on the Neck (Soft Tissues) and Thorax

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 21720 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Repair, Revision, and/or Reconstruction Procedures on the Neck (Soft Tissues) and Thorax.

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Summary

The provider divides the sternocleidomastoid muscle in the neck to treat torticollis, a condition that causes a stiff neck and muscle spasms that make the head tilt to one side. He does not apply a cast.

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