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    How do I code a reexcision- Pt had exc.lesion 3cm of the breast I think I used a 11403 (Not malig) Pathology recommended a reexc. Pt came back after global and had a 4cm Wide exc. ?

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    St. Louis, Missouri


    If this is just a skin lesion, then I would use 11404 or 11604 depending on what the new path report reads.

    Melissa Blow, CPC

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    Yes - but if it was actually a breast mass, the first surgery probably should have been a 19120, and the second would be a 19301.
    C.Martin CPC-GENSG

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