Help with labial abscess codes!

swiedner7

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Procedures performed: Manual separation of labial fusion with marsupialization of labial abscess, collection of cultures and vulvar biopsies. Prior to surgery I thought this would be a simple 56441 lysis of labial adhesions. Note sounds like she did I&D of the vulvar abscess and biopsy of the labial abscess cyst wall. Then marsupialization of the cyst to prevent recurrence. This is for a medicare patient.
 

CodingKing

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I'm thinking 56405 - Incision and drainage of vulva or perineal abscess. Maybe just query physician to clarify? Whatever samples taken from the abscess drainage would be included.
 
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