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    I am looking for excison of open wound cpt code for " I excised wound 7 cm down to muscle layer". forearm.
    Thank Carol

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    Default Need the op

    For an accurate response to this and other surgical questions, please post the operative note.

    From the limited information you provide I think you may be looking at wound debridement codes.

    Hope that helps.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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