CPT® 31553, Under Repair Procedures on the Larynx

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 31553 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Repair Procedures on the Larynx.

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Summary

The provider performs a laryngoplasty, or surgical repair of the larynx (voice box) and/or its structures, in a child younger than 12 years of age, using a tracheotomy to access the larynx; after dilating and releasing webs as necessary, he places a cartilage graft on the larynx and inserts an indwelling stent for stability of the larynx and trachea (windpipe) and to correct laryngeal stenosis, or narrowing.

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