CPT® 38724, Under Radical Lymphadenectomy (Radical Resection of Lymph Nodes)

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 38724 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 excises the lymph nodes and any diseased soft tissue he finds in the cervical area. He takes care to dissect free and preserve the spinal accessory nerve, the jugular vein, and the sternocleidomastoid muscle during the procedure. This service is done to excise the diseased lymph nodes, and prevent an extensive disease from spreading further.

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