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    wondering if anyone can help doctor is performing a lupectomy and also having to do a separate incision to destroy a nerve (intercostal) that is causing the patient pain. They are not going to do a nerve block or use any neurolytic agents and will just be using a bovie to destroy/cut off the nerve. This procedure is NOT typically done during/with a lumpectomy. Any ideas on which code range to look at??

    i was thinking maybe 64620??

    Last edited by mad_one80; 10-28-2009 at 02:03 PM.

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