CPT® 61585, Under Anterior Cranial Fossa Skull Base Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 61585 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Anterior Cranial Fossa Skull Base Procedures.

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The provider accesses the anterior cranial fossa using an orbitocranial (transorbital) approach to expose an extradural (outside the dura) lesion or defect at the skull base. A suborbital ridge osteotomy, elevation of the frontal and or temporal lobes, and orbital exenteration are included in this approach procedure. The selection of a particular approach will depend on the location and size of the lesion.

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