CPT® 56440, Under Incision Procedures on the Vulva, Perineum and Introitus

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 56440 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Incision Procedures on the Vulva, Perineum and Introitus.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider treats a cyst, or fluid filled sac, in a Bartholin's gland, in the female genital area, by incising the cyst and sewing its edges to adjacent tissues so that it remains open and continues to drain. This reduces pain and prevents recurrence of the cyst.

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