CPT® 46942, Under Destruction Procedures on the Anus

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 46942 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Destruction Procedures on the Anus.

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The provider either scrapes off or burns an anal fissure. During this service, he also dilates the anal sphincter. By performing this separate dilation procedure, the provider reduces anal canal pressure. This code represents a subsequent procedure after an initial attempt.

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