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    The procedure starts out as a diagnostic laparoscopy, the physician finds a cyst on the ovary and punctures the cyst with a knife and drains it. There is no fluid sent for culture. Do you think 58662 is appropriate to code for this situation, since there was no aspiration performed I do not think 49322 is the right code. Thank you!
    Last edited by bethh05; 09-15-2010 at 10:54 AM.

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