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    Default Coding Evacuation of abdominal wall hematoma

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    My physician evacuated an abdominal wall hematoma through a left paramedian incision. A blake drain was placed through a separate stab incision and placed in the subfascial location and anchored into position. The abdominal wall fascia was reapproximated with sutures.

    I am not find a code for this, does anyone have an ideas. Right now I'm thinking I should use an unlisted code 49329.

    Any thoughts, please

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    what about 20005. If your Doctor isn't entering peritoneal space..

    Sarah CPC

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