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    Default Cauterization of vascular lesion in ear canal

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    Patient has eustachian tube dysfunction and right canal abnormal growth, suspicious for skin cancer.

    Silver nitrate was used to cauterize the vascular lesion in right ear canal to stop the bleeding.

    What CPT and ICD-9 procedure code would I use for this?

    Thanks in advance.
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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    we can code as 17000
    icd 388.8
    dr sunil

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    Thank you!
    Julianne Sheetz, CPC

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