CPT® 63172, Under Incision Procedures on the Spine and Spinal Cord

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 63172 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Incision Procedures on the Spine and Spinal Cord.

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Summary

The provider removes the lamina (thin bone that forms the back of a vertebra) as part of a procedure to drain a spinal cyst into the subarachnoid space.

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