CPT® 60260, Under Excision Procedures on the Thyroid Gland

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 60260 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Excision Procedures on the Thyroid Gland.

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Summary

The procedure involves surgical removal of the entire remaining thyroid tissue left from a previous thyroid operation, such as lobectomy. The provider typically performs this when there is evidence of cancer in the existing lobe of the thyroid. The procedure is also known as completion thyroidectomy.

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