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    Condyloma of right vulva treated with TCA, woudl you code 56501 or 17110? Thanks

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    Apr 2007
    Tacoma, WA


    I would use an E/M code for the encounter. Neither of the destruction codes is accurate for what is done. They just dab some medication on the condyloma. This was confirmed for me a few years ago in another OB/Gyn coding discussion group.
    Arlene J. Smith, CPC, CEMC, COBGC
    AAPC Tacoma WA Chapter

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