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    The DR is performing an excision soft tissue mass from the finger , it is excised from the root extending into the DIP joint, and removing the osteophyte off the dorsal base of the distal phalanx , I coded 26115 because the size of mass, However is there a code for the osteophyte ? Or is there a better code for both the mass and osteophyte ,
    I appreciate any help

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    Greensboro, NC
    I code for hand surgeons and we use 26210 and more often 26235, 26236. Reference:
    (26115 bundles with these)

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    I agree with Fish.
    Ryan Raich, CPC COSC

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