CPT® 60505, Under Excision Procedures on the Parathyroid, Thymus, Adrenal Glands, Pancreas, and Carotid Body

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 60505 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Excision Procedures on the Parathyroid, Thymus, Adrenal Glands, Pancreas, and Carotid Body.

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Summary

The provider examines or removes one  or more of the parathyroid glands, the small endocrine glands, using one of three approaches. Providers typically perform this procedure to treat overactivity of the thyroid caused by a parathyroid adenoma.

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