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excision of hidradenitis of scalp

  1. #1
    Salt Lake City
    Default excision of hidradenitis of scalp
    Medical Coding Books
    Does anyone know the CPT for an exision of a hidradenitis of scalp with complex closure. The only thing I come up with is for inguinal, or perianal,perineal/umbilical. Is there one for the scalp? Please help me!!
    codermcdreamy CPC, CPC-H

  2. #2
    Quincy, MA
    I can't find anything specific to hidradenitis of scalp either so I would consider a benign lesion excision of the scalp code billed in addition to an intermediate or complex closure of scalp.

    Hope that helps!
    Leanne, CPC
    General/Vascular Surgery

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