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    Any advise/comments on the following question would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

    Can anyone help out with the correct CPT code for repairing a prolapsed lacrimal gland? Basically, the physician performed an orbitotomy and suspended the prolapse lacrimal gland from the inner aspect of the periosteum of the frontal bone with double arm 5-0 vicryl.

    I am leaning toward 68899-Unlisted procedure, lacrimal system. Any thoughts? Thanks.
    Last edited by lgrogan; 09-08-2009 at 02:20 PM.

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