CPT® 55000, Under Incision Procedures on the Tunica Vaginalis

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 55000 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Incision Procedures on the Tunica Vaginalis.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider performs a puncture aspiration of a hydrocele, which is a collection of fluid that results from a defect or irritation in the tunica vaginalis of the scrotum and may arise in the spermatic cord as well. The provider may also inject a medication as part of this procedure.

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