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    Question Exostosis removal

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    Does anyone know the CPT code for removal of exostosis from the talus bone?

    I appreciate your help.

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Rome, GA


    Look at CPT code 28118--Ostectomy, calcaneus.

    Ostectomy is the surgical removal of a bone or part of a bone.

    Exostosis is a bony growth on the surface of a bone or tooth.
    Peggy Y, Green, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CRC
    "To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun?" Katharine Graham

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    I don't think 28118 is correct because that's for the calcaneus bone, I need a code for the talus.

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007

    Default Talus Bone

    I came up with 28100.

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    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Greater Pittsburgh


    28120 for an exostosis of talus.
    jdemar, CPC, CMA

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