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    Question Electrofulguration?

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    HI all, need a little help here. The doctor performed a Marsupialization of the bartholing gland code 56440, but he also did an elctrofulguration of the introitus of the vulva and of the perianal. What would be the CPT for that?

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    Was it perineal or perianal?

    If PERIANAL, then you would have to report 46910(Simple),or 469249(extensive)

    and 56501 (if simple) and 56515 if extensive - for vulval,
    along with marsupialization Code 56440.
    Addundum Multiple procedure modifier would be needed for the above.

    Hope this helps.
    Last edited by preserene; 02-09-2011 at 04:32 PM.

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    thank you very much, and sorry for the typing mistake....i just wrote it as it was on the operarive report and not bother to correct it....Thanks a million, excellent help

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