CPT® 64505, Under Introduction/Injection of Anesthetic Agent (Nerve Block), Diagnostic or Therapeutic Procedures on the Autonomic Nerves

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 64505 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Introduction/Injection of Anesthetic Agent (Nerve Block), Diagnostic or Therapeutic Procedures on the Autonomic Nerves.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider performs a nerve block of the sphenopalatine ganglion, called Meckel’s ganglion or nasal ganglion, which is associated with the trigeminal nerve. Blocking pain from the nerve effectively treats a wide variety of pain conditions, from headache to low back pain.

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