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Scar Excison

  1. 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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    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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