CPT® 26170, Under Excision Procedures on the Hand and Fingers

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 26170 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Excision Procedures on the Hand and Fingers.

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Summary

The provider excises, or removes, a flexor or extensor tendon of the palm of the hand. He commonly performs this procedure to help the patient regain grasping motion of the hand or to correct the movement controlling the opening of the hand. Use this code once for each tendon the provider excises.

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