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    I need help with a CPT code for cauterization of the tongue to stop bleeding. I have never heard of this procedure before can someone please help me with a CPT code for this.

    Thank you.

    Lisa P

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    Thumbs up Cauterization code

    Thank you so much I really appreciate your help with this.


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    30802 is a destruction code of the nose, specifically the deeper mucosa of the inferior turbinates. I wouldn't use it for the tongue. Was a repair of the tongue performed with the cautery?

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