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    Hi! What would you code for a excision of a median sternotony sinus tract??

    There is 20500, injection of sinus tract but unable to locate a excision of sinus tract. It was mentioned that 21627, sternal debridement may work. I am just not sure. Any help would be great!


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    Dallas Chapter UTSW

    Default Excision of sinus tract

    I was told before that we should use the repair code section2031- 12057
    and code it to the anatomicl part. In your case this is the Trunk.

    Let me know if you get a different answer.

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