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    A physician performs a Silver nitrate chemical cautery scrotal hemmorhage, would cpt code 17250 be efficient for this procedure? If not any help in what is the correct cpt code?

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    17250 is correct.

    code Description: The physician destroys a form of exuberant or excessive healing tissue known as granulation tissue or proud flesh. The physician destroys the tissue by applying chemicals such as silver nitrate.
    Thyagarajan Munuswamy CPC CCS

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