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Retroperitoneal lap marsupialization renal cyst

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    Having trouble finding cpt code for retroperitoneal lap marsupialization renal cyst.

    Can someone please help?

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by stockekt View Post
    Having trouble finding cpt code for retroperitoneal lap marsupialization renal cyst.

    Can someone please help?

    Thanks
    Without an op report for specifics, the closest code that comes up is 50541.
    Arlene J. Smith, CPC, CPMA, CEMC, COBGC

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    It appears an unlisted code may be best....50549. There doesn't seem to be anything laparoscopically to best define this procedure, since the surgeon is only creating a pouch in the cyst for drainage and not excising or destroying it.

    V Davis CPC CGIC

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