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    patient has cerebellar tumor

    Procedure: Suboccipital craniotomy, resection of cerebellar tumor, use of microscope, duraplasty less than 5 cm.

    What procedure code would you use? No cervical laminectomy was performed

    Thanks in advance

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    Apr 2007
    Central Mississippi


    I would use 61616 and 69990, as the description states "or C1-C3 vertebral bodies;"

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