Injections for alopecia areata

lphillips

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Would like to know your thoughts on coding the following:

Diagnosis: Alopecia Areata, scalp
Procedure: Injected total of 1.5cc of 5mg/cc kenalog in 6-7cm patch of smooth alopecia L frontal scalp.

I have heard people say they use 11900 and others say 96372. I am leaning towards 96372 myself.

What are your thought?

Thanks in advance for your help!:confused:
 

ERINM

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11900 is for intralesional lesions which would be correct for the above note
96372 is for intramuscular/subcutaneous which the provider has to specifically state the injection was done IM or SC
In our derm office these type of scalp lesions are always 11900
 
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