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excision of mass of the scalp x4

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    Default excision of mass of the scalp x4
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    anyone know what would the cpt code would be for this? the path report states skin with pilar cyst.

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    I would go w/ 11420-11426 codes Dx 706.2

    A trichilemmal cyst, also known as a pilar cyst or wen, is a common fluid-filled growth (cyst) that forms from a hair follicle; they are most often found on the scalp.

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    If 4 excised and show separate incisions I would also use -59 modifer.

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