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Removal of subq loose body

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    Question Removal of subq loose body
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    Any ideas on how to code this scenario-- Pt has calcific loose bodies under the skin of
    elbow from fall years ago. They are painful, so dr makes incision and "pops them out".
    Three stitches used to close wound. Am looking for procedure and dx codes. Thanks.

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    What about 24200 - Removal of foreign body, upper arm or elbow area; subcutaneous?

    Becky, CPC

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