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help with anal tear repair

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    Please help with this repair. Anal tears on the posterior and anterior of the anus were repaired with sutures. I have looked at CPT code 4670, anoplasty, and 46760, sphincteroplasty. Neither of these codes seem to be the best choide.
    Thank you for your help!

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    use the repair codes by total size, simple, intermediate, or complex by body location...not sure if thats considered trunk or genitalia...make your judgment on that 12001-13153

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    You can code from simple, intermediate, or complex repair...check out the procedure timings.
    Nalini CPC

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