I'll add my thoughts. I think you are talking about partial not full mastectomy. I think you are saying 'full" I believe you know you mean partial. kk. Just so was are on the same page.
I don't think axillary disections or bx's are done from the same incision in any of these situations, so that is no a determining factor. I would double check your path and op note, because with 3 blue nodes, the doctors might have done a complete axillary disection/ lymphadenectomy, which would definately put it in the 19303.
Still if only three nodes were excised, I bet 19303 is a better representation of the work that was done, because of incision size needed, likely more visual inspections, eg.
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