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    Hi, I'm new to ENT coding and was looking for advice on a cpt code for a turbinoplasty, thanks in advance for all responses

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    30140 (submucous resection of inferior turbinate partial or complete)
    If the description of the submucous resection of the turbinates reflect that the physician entered/incised the mucosa and for the most part preserved it.

    30130 (Excision of inferior turbinates partial or complete) if the surgeon fully excises the turbinates
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