CPT® 60522, Under Excision Procedures on the Parathyroid, Thymus, Adrenal Glands, Pancreas, and Carotid Body

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 60522 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

This procedure involves removal of the entire thymus gland or a part thereof. The provider performs it using an incision on the sternum or an incision on one or both sides of the chest. The provider removes a part of or the entire thymus gland along with adjacent mediastinal structures.

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