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    My doctor did an excision of small loose body of the finger directly under the skin. Op note states "The incision was reopened and beneath this was a hard cartilage loose body, there was no direct connection to the joint. It appeared that this was probably a loose body that had popped out of the joint after the previous surgery and then just became lodged under the skin."

    The code I am thinking of using is 10120... and different ideas??


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    I think 10120 is correct for this case.

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    Thanks!! just need a second opinion!!

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