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    Question Scar Excison

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    Can any one tell be the CPT to be coded for excision of hypertrophied scar on abdomen due to prior surgery.

    Kind Regards,
    N. Mohana Prasad.

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Milwaukee WI

    Default Depends

    It depends on what is actually done.

    Could be benign lesion removal (with layered closure if applicable).

    Could be complex repair.

    Could be adjacent tissue rearrangement.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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