Axillary mass

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What code is excisional biopsy of AXILLARY MASS. Someone said 21555, one said 1140x, OTHER SAId 32825. 32825 I know is for for lYMPH NODES. Path report comes back as a lipoma. WHICH CODE is best?:confused: :confused: :confused:
 

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Was the excision confined to skin and subcutaneous, or was the lipoma taken from deeper soft tissue?

Karen Maloney, CPC
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