CPT® 45990, Under Other Procedures on the Colon and Rectum

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 45990 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Other Procedures on the Colon and Rectum.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider performs a diagnostic anorectal examination, or an exam of the anus and rectum, with the patient under anesthesia. He may also perform a procedure as necessary to treat any condition he finds. 

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