CPT® 38720, Under Radical Lymphadenectomy (Radical Resection of Lymph Nodes)

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 38720 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Radical Lymphadenectomy (Radical Resection of Lymph Nodes).

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Summary

The provider completely excises the lymph nodes from the cervical area, or neck. In cases of metastatic cancer or other disease in this area, it may be necessary to remove the lymph nodes and other tissues in the cervical area.

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