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Obturator Block

  1. Default Obturator Block
    Medical Coding Books
    Does anyone have the CPT code for an obturator block?

  2. Default Obturator Nerve Block
    Good afternoon,

    We use 64449 for this!

    Have a great weekend!

    Last edited by AuntJoyce; 11-13-2009 at 03:37 PM. Reason: Mis-spelling :(

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    Thank you Joyce. Much appreciated!

  4. #4
    Denver Colorado
    Coding would depend upon where the block was actually performed. You can certainly block the obturator nerve with a posterior lumbar plexus block but there are many other nerves also being blocked in this technique.

    In contrast, if the block is performed in the lower inguinal area, you would look to 64450. Here are a couple of links for illustrations and further info on obturator nerve blocks performed via this approach:

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