CPT® 29010, Under Body and Upper Extremity Application of Casts

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 29010 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Body and Upper Extremity Application of Casts.

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Summary

The provider applies a Risser jacket (Risser localizer cast) for the preoperative treatment of scoliosis, an abnormal lateral curvature of the spine. The Risser localizer jacket encases the entire trunk of the body, extending over the neck area up to the level of the chin, and applies localized pressure to the scoliotic curve.

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