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    Default Lesion of the left tonsillar pillar

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    I'm looking for the correct CPT to use for an excision of a cyctic inflammatory lesion of the left tonsillar pillar. I have a feeling I well need to use an unlisted code. Any help would be appreciated

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    I would use CPT 42808, excision or destruction of lesion of pharynx, any method; the tonsils are part of the pharyngeal anatomy.

    CT ENT

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    Thanks for you help.

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