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    quick one....would it be acceptable to performa trigger point injection for a patient that has an abdominal neoplasm? Aren't triggers for muscles + tendons and NOT neoplasms? Please advise..

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    TPI's are for muscles... Prob the doc wants to do some kind of nerve block to manage the pain from the cancer, but it wouldn't be a TPI... you'd have to find out what nerve he wants to block and code accordingly...

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