CPT® 72285, Under Diagnostic Radiology (Diagnostic Imaging) Procedures of the Spine and Pelvis

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 72285 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Diagnostic Radiology (Diagnostic Imaging) Procedures of the Spine and Pelvis.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider performs imaging supervision and interpretation for a discogram, a study of the cartilaginous disc between two vertebrae. The provider performs an injection of contrast material into the disc space of the cervical or thoracic spinal canal and takes a series of X–ray images to detect any injury or protrusion of disc in the spine. Report this code to represent only imaging supervision and interpretation for this procedure.

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