CPT 17000 states destruction (eg laser surgery, electrosurgery, cryosurgery, chemosurgery, surgical curettement,) premalignant lesions (eg actinic keratoses); first lesion. CPT 17003 is lesions 2-15 and CPT 17004 if 15 or more lesions. These codes are not dependent on size or location of lesion. You just need to know how many were destroyed.
CPT 17260-17286, Destruction, malignant lesion ((eg laser surgery, electrosurgery, cryosurgery, chemosurgery, surgical curettement,) would be determined by size and location of lesions.
Your code selection is going to be based on what type of lesion, premalignant versus malignant. If malignant, then you will need the size and the location of the lesions.
Hope this helps.
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