CPT® 31592, Under Repair Procedures on the Larynx

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 31592 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 removes a narrowed segment of the trachea, or windpipe, and joins the two ends back together to relieve subglottic stenosis, narrowing of the airway at the level of the cricoid cartilage, ringlike fibrous connective tissue at the base and back of the larynx, the part of the throat above the trachea.

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