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    Default Mass on dorsal aspect of hand

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    Patient had an excision of mass on the dorsal aspect of right hand, the second metacarpal head . An incision was made over the mass. INcision was carried down to the mass. It was incised and removd from radial siDe of metacarpal head. Path report came bavk as as dx of 737.43 ganglion cyst .is cpt code 26160 a good CODE or it should be another ?thanks
    Last edited by codedog; 11-20-2008 at 08:43 AM.

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    26160 is good however your ganglion codes are 727.4_ - not 737.4_

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    t hanks patricia

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