The operative note indicates it is not of osteous origin but it is from the integumentary invovling Skin and Subcuteneous from the infraclavicular region and Lipoma, a benign neoplasm.
You are right.
But where would you place 11404 or 11406? Taking the maximum diameter he noted or would you ask him to be more specific about the size , the specimen being sent for Path and reported ,I am sure there would be a measurement. I feel that you can get it from the Path (macroscopic ) report too.
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