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    I have a question about excision of a nasal lesion with nasal endoscopy. I have 31231 for the endoscopy but the only code I see for excision of a nasal lesion is 30117. This code describes destruction using laser and cryosurgery. They didn't use any of these just excised the lesion.



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    Have you looked at 31237? The lay description says 'any identified lesions can be removed'.....

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    yes, I would look at 31237

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