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CPT code for skin scraping??

  1. Default CPT code for skin scraping??
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    Patient here for F/U skin rash, suspect scabies. She has red, non confluent papules and excoriations on the digits, abdomem,chest,groin, and buttocks region. Skin scraping was performed and I analyzed the tissue under the microscope. I did see some fine black oval shaped particles withich appear to be excrement. No mites however were identified.

    Can't seem to find a CPT code for the skin scraping. Can anyone help me?? Thanks.

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    You would use the CPT for a KOH, 87220 .
    geebee CPC,

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