CPT® 96904, Under Special Dermatological Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 96904 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Special Dermatological Procedures.

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Summary

The provider uses a dermatoscope to examine a patient’s skin and record images of pigmented skin lesions. This procedure helps to distinguish between malignant and benign skin lesions and aids in the diagnosis of melanoma and other skin cancers, dysplastic nevus syndrome, and nonmalignant skin lesions. The images may be stored digitally and used for monitoring of the progression of disease.

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