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    Question Parotid lymph node biopsy

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    Anyone have any feedback on a parotid lymph node biopsy?

    Surgeon did a preauricular incision from the upper part of the ear all the way down towards the earlobe. Skin and subcutaneous tissue were divided by sharp dissection, he then raised a preparotid fascial flap and found the lymph nodes deep in the parotid tissue, nodes were removed.

    Any advised is greatly appreciated.

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    Apr 2007


    That would be superficial lymph nodes. 38500, also use 38900 if that applies.


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    Thanks... I really appreciate your help very much!


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