CPT® 60600, Under Excision Procedures on the Parathyroid, Thymus, Adrenal Glands, Pancreas, and Carotid Body

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 60600 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 removes a tumor from the receptors located in the carotid artery near the fork, or bifurcation, in the upper neck but does not excise the carotid artery itself. The procedure is used to remove different types of carotid body tumors, often referred to as CBTs.

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