CPT® 46505, Under Introduction Procedures on the Anus

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 46505 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Introduction Procedures on the Anus.

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Summary

The provider performs chemodenervation, a procedure in which he injects a substance into the anal sphincter, a muscular ring surrounding the tip of the anus. This substance interrupts the signal that the nerve normally sends and stops a muscle spasm in the sphincter.

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