CPT® 69005, Under Incision Procedures on the External Ear

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 69005 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Incision Procedures on the External Ear.

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Summary

The provider a complicated incision and drainage of an abscess, i.e., a collection of pus, or a hematoma, i.e., a mass of blood, to treat an infection of the external ear. He performs this procedure to relieve pain and prevent further infection.

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