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    Default simple biopsy? :-)

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    what would we use for a US guided core biopsy gluteal mass? thx
    Laurie

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    Default us guided core biopsy.

    I am not quite sure but look at proc. code 76942.

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    ok, but was wondering if 11100 was ok? thx
    Laurie

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    I would suggest 20206 - Biopsy of muscle percutaneous needle with 76942 for US guidance. The code 11100 is an open procedure of skin/subcutaneous and or mucous membrane.

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