You did not give a diagnosis but in this case it is most likely cancer. Once a patient has a diagnosis of cancer generally you are looking at the codes in the 193-- section. Just because a wire may be inserted does not necessarily make the code always 19125. Very often wires are placed for a partial mastectomy. Once a patient has cancer the physician is taking larger margins wider excision around the wire. In 19125 they are just taking the wire and a very tiny margin around the wire. Hope that helps you out.
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