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    Default cyst removal

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    If a doctor first I&D's a cyst can he then code for removal,,eg:10060 for I&D, once he was able to get to the "cyst sac" he then removed it,,11441.

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    Milwaukee WI

    Default Please post scrubbed op note

    For an accurate response to surgical coding questions, please post the scrubbed operative note.

    In general, I'd say ... No.
    But can't be certain without seeing the operative note.

    F Tessa Bartels, CPC, CEMC

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