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Surgery coding help please!!

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    Diagnosis: Epidural mass centered over L2 body extension above & below

    Post Dagnosis: Disc Herniation

    Procedure L1,2,3 laminectomy, resection of epidural mass

    Laminectomy performed at L1,2,3. Yellow ligament removed from lateral recess bilaterally. The epidural venous plexus was coagulated and divided. The thecal sac was mobilzed somewhat midline to allowing inspection of ventral surface. Large collection of disc material within the PLL was removed. No obvious defect at the disc space.

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