CPT® 49496, Under Hernia Open Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 49496 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Hernia Open Procedures.

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The provider repairs an initial hernia, incarcerated or strangulated type, in the groin of an infant less than six months of age who was born full term or born premature but for whom 50 weeks after the original date of conception. He may also excise a hydrocele, a swelling in the scrotum, the sac that encloses the testicles.

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