CPT® 55550, Under Laparoscopic Procedures on the Spermatic Cord

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 55550 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Laparoscopic Procedures on the Spermatic Cord.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider excises an area of abnormally enlarged veins in the spermatic cord in the scrotum, the pouch that holds the testicles, to relieve pain or discomfort and or to restore fertility. She uses a laparoscope, a tubular instrument with a light source and camera, to access the structures.

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