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Code: K04.7

Code Name: ICD-10 Code for Periapical abscess without sinus

Block: Diseases of oral cavity and salivary glands (K00-K14)

Details: Periapical abscess without sinus
Dental abscess without sinus
Dentoalveolar abscess without sinus
Periapical abscess without sinus

Guidelines: Diseases of the digestive system (K00-K95)

Excludes 2: certain conditions originating in the perinatal period (P04-P96)
certain infectious and parasitic diseases (A00-B99)
complications of pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (O00-O9A)
congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E88)
injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00-T88)
neoplasms (C00-D49)
symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (R00-R94)

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Patient presents with small abscess in area of previous dental implant.

procedure: aspiration of abscess of right maxilla abscess

A 22 gauge needle was inserted at the point of greatest fluctuance and purulent fluid, about .25 cc's was obtained.

Can anyone help me with the CPT for this procedure?

Thanks for any help.
 

BarnaliD

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code for aspiration of maxilla abscess

i think the code should be 41800, drainage of abscess from dentoalveolar structures.



thanks
barnali
 
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