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    What CPT code should be used for removal of a cyst if it was not drained, only removed?

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    11400 is for excision of a benign lesion, 11200 &11201 is for removal of skin tags.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MichelleDyson View Post
    What CPT code should be used for removal of a cyst if it was not drained, only removed?
    Depends on where it is located, what kind of cyst and a lot of other variables. Always best to post more info to get the best response.
    Arlene J. Smith, CPC, CEMC, COBGC
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